from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being a vegetable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being vegetable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Vegetable quality, character, or nature.


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  • All our ideas of life, materiality, spirituality, animality, vegetability, sensibility, etc., would have to fall into greater or less desuetude, the language disappearing with the ideas.

    Life: Its True Genesis


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