from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A vegetable.
  • noun A vegetarian.

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  • noun informal A vegetable.
  • noun informal A vegetarian.
  • adjective informal vegetarian; suitable for vegetarians
  • adjective Vegetable-like.

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  • noun edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant


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From pronounced stem of vegetable or vegetarian +‎ -ie


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