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plant kingdom

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  1. the plants of the world collectively.
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Origin of plant kingdom

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called vegetable kingdom.
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British Dictionary definitions for plant kingdom

plant kingdom

noun
  1. a category of living organisms comprising all plants but excluding the algae, fungi, and bacteriaCompare animal kingdom, mineral kingdom
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plant kingdom in Culture

plant kingdom

One of the five kingdoms of living things. Most plants derive energy from photosynthesis.

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