from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. Informal To engage in relaxing or passive activities. Often used with out.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. vegetarian
- n. vegetable.
- v. to vegetate; to engage in complete inactivity; to rest
- n. A unit of subjective weight, equivalent to the perceived weight of lifting 100 grams.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
Short for vegetable.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortened form of various related words including vegetable, vegetarian, and vegetate. (Wiktionary)
Coined in a 1948 paper in the American Journal of Psychology by Robert S. Harper and S. S. Stevens.,  (Wiktionary)