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Definition 1: edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for vegetable in the sense of this definition

(vegetable is a kind of ...) fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market

(... is a kind of vegetable ) edible young shoots of bamboo

(... is a kind of vegetable ) an aromatic flavorful vegetable

(... is a kind of vegetable ) related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves

(... is a kind of vegetable ) only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes

(... is a kind of vegetable ) stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning

(... is a kind of vegetable ) long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews

(... is a kind of vegetable ) fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi

(... is a kind of vegetable ) usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn

(... is a kind of vegetable ) edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber

(... is a kind of vegetable ) starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics

(... is a kind of vegetable ) aromatic bulbous stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads

(... is a kind of vegetable ) edible young shoots of the asparagus plant

(... is a kind of vegetable ) the tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower

(... is a kind of vegetable ) a thistlelike flower head with edible fleshy leaves and heart

(... is a kind of vegetable ) a vegetable cut into thin strips (usually used as a garnish)

(... is a kind of vegetable ) an uncooked vegetable

(... is a kind of vegetable ) the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)

(... is a kind of vegetable ) any of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning

(... is a kind of vegetable ) any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

(... is a kind of vegetable ) any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon

(... is a kind of vegetable ) any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers

(... is a kind of vegetable ) long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened

(... is a kind of vegetable ) a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts

(... is a kind of vegetable ) edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable

(... is a kind of vegetable ) cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons

(... is part of vegetable) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

Definition 2: any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower - [noun denoting plant]

(vegetable is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of vegetable ) biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop

(... is a kind of vegetable ) southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves

(... is a kind of vegetable ) Mediterranean thistlelike plant widely cultivated for its large edible flower head

(... is a kind of vegetable ) southern European plant having spiny leaves and purple flowers cultivated for its edible leafstalks and roots

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