plant kingdom

noun
the plants of the world collectively.
Also called vegetable kingdom.


Origin:
1880–85

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plant kingdom
 
n
animal kingdom Compare mineral kingdom a category of living organisms comprising all plants but excluding the algae, fungi, and bacteria

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plant kingdom definition


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

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Example sentences
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.
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