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green vegetable

noun
1.
a vegetable having green edible parts, as lettuce or broccoli.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The next delightful green vegetable is wild asparagus, delicious and tender, found around fence posts where birds drop the seed.
  • The other is that their leaves, which are often routinely discarded, make a delicious green vegetable.
  • Elsewhere asparagus is generally thought of as a green vegetable, a stalk with a pointed end, and you can find that here.
  • They were broken off while the buds were still tightly closed, then peeled and eaten raw or sometimes cooked as a green vegetable.
  • They learned how this oblong, green vegetable came right out of the garden.

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