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plant kingdom

noun
1.
the plants of the world collectively.
Also called vegetable kingdom.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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Examples for plant kingdom
  • Some of the best true-blue blossoms in the plant kingdom are found in this group.
  • plant kingdom is responsible for the replenishment of oxygen that enable life to sustain on this planet.
  • Corn is one of the plant kingdom's biggest successes.
  • No one is suggesting that the plant kingdom isn't doing its fair share.
  • Flesh eating is a surprisingly widespread practice in the plant kingdom.
  • The researchers can't yet say how widespread this trick is in the plant kingdom.
  • The morphological and evolutionary diversity contained within this division of the plant kingdom is considerable.
British Dictionary definitions for plant kingdom

plant kingdom

noun
1.
a category of living organisms comprising all plants but excluding the algae, fungi, and bacteria Compare animal kingdom, mineral kingdom
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plant kingdom in Culture

plant kingdom definition


One of the five kingdoms of living things. Most plants derive energy from photosynthesis.

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