Vegetable – Definition, Meaning & Synonyms

types :

julienne, julienne vegetable
a vegetable cut into thin strips ( normally used as a trim )
rabbit food, raw vegetable
an uncooked vegetable
the pod of a leguminous plant ( such as peas, beans, or lentils )

any of diverse herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or flavorer
green, greens, leafy vegetable
any of assorted leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
solanaceous vegetable
any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae ; specially of the genus Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon
root vegetable
any of versatile fleshy comestible clandestine roots or tubers
pieplant, rhubarb
farseeing pink sourness leafstalks normally eaten cook and sweetened
cruciferous vegetable
a vegetable of the mustard syndicate : particularly mustard greens ; diverse cabbages ; broccoli ; cauliflower ; brussels sprouts
comestible fruit of a squash plant ; eaten as a vegetable
cucumber, cuke
cylindrical green fruit with thin park rind and white flesh eat as a vegetable ; related to melons
artichoke, globe artichoke
a thistlelike flower mind with edible, fleshy leaves and heart
artichoke heart
the tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower
edible unseasoned shoots of the asparagus plant
bamboo shoot
edible young shoots of bamboo
an aromatic flavorful vegetable
related to onions ; whiten cylindrical bulb and flat green leaves
only parts eaten are roots and specially stalks ( blanched and used as celery ) ; related to artichokes
stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
gumbo, okra
long gluey green pods ; may be simmered or sauteed but used specially in soups and stews
fleshy soundbox of any of numerous comestible fungi
normally big pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash class maturing in late summer or early fall
earthnut, truffle
edible subterranean fungus of the genus Tuber
starchy banana-like fruit ; eaten ( always cooked ) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics
Florence fennel, fennel, finocchio
aromatic bellied stem base eaten cooked or raw in salads
comestible seeds of versatile pod-bearing plants ( peas or beans or lentils etc. )
chop-suey greens
succulent and aromatic young night green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and japanese fudge
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato
an comestible tuber native to South America ; a staple food of Ireland
edible tuberous root of assorted yam plants of the genus Dioscorea originate in the tropics global for food
sweet potato
the comestible tuberous root of the dessert potato vine which is grown widely in ardent regions of the United States
aubergine, eggplant, mad apple
egg-shaped vegetable having a glazed skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow
cabbage, chou
any of diverse types of pilfer
branched green unexploited flower heads
compendious fountainhead of white unexploited flowers
brussels sprouts
the small comestible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels shoot plant
broccoli raab, broccoli rabe
slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds

summer squash
any of respective fruits of the gourd kin that ripen during the summer ; eaten while green and before seeds and rind season
winter squash
any of diverse fruits of the gourd family with thick rinds and comestible yellow to orange human body that mature in the fall and can be stored for respective months
small prickly cucumber
Jerusalem artichoke, sunchoke
sunflower tuber eat crude or boiled or sliced thin and fried as Saratoga chips
a newly grown bud ( specially from a germinating seed )
beet, beetroot
round red root vegetable
beet green
youthful leaves of the beet
sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum
Bermuda onion
meek flat onion grown in warm areas
green onion, scallion, spring onion
a young onion before the medulla oblongata has enlarged ; eaten in salads
Vidalia onion
sugared onion grown in Georgia
Spanish onion
big mild and lush onion ; much eaten bleak
humble mild-flavored onion-like or garlic-like clustered bulbs used for seasoning
salad green, salad greens
greens desirable for eating uncooked as in salads
bean, edible bean
any of diverse edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
round flat seeded player of the lentil plant used for food
seed of a pea plant used for food
chickpea, garbanzo
big white roundish Asiatic legume ; normally dried
black-eyed pea, cowpea
eat fresh as shell beans or dried
orange root ; significant reservoir of carotene
Paschal celery, pascal celery
any of several types of commercially grown celery having park stalks
celeriac, celery root
thickened edible aromatic beginning of a kind of celery implant
dandelion green
edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild ; used in salads and in making wine
kohlrabi, turnip cabbage
fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem turn of the kohlrabi plant
lamb’s-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach
leaves collected from the wild
wild spinach
leafy greens collected from the raving mad and used as a substitute for spinach
mildly acidic crimson or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable
Mexican husk tomato, husk tomato, tomatillo
little edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladdery husk
either of two long roots eaten cooked
whitish comestible root ; eaten cooked
barbed fleshy edible root
root of any of several members of the mustard family
turnip greens
tender leaves of young white turnips

common sorrel, sorrel
large acid-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
French sorrel
greens having small tart ellipse to pointed leaves ; preferred to common dock for salads
dark k leaves ; eaten cooked or raw in salads

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