vegetable-kingdom

vegetable kingdom

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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

vegetable kingdom
 
n
another name for plant kingdom

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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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