Origin of vegetal
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More often than not, it will taste harsh and vegetal; possibly like a dead squirrel dipped in kerosene.The Great Wine Cover-up
August 18, 2009
Ehrenberg, however, holds that they are no more animal than vegetal forms.Life: Its True Genesis
R. W. Wright
Red is, indeed, the chief element of beauty in floral nature, the prime ornament of the green garb of the vegetal kingdom.
Accordingly it has been adopted very wisely in nature as the common garb of the vegetal creation.
Women: Waist-skirt of vegetal fibre or buckskin, and basketry cap; robe and moccasins on occasion.The Myths of the North American Indians
The number of species of vegetal organisms below this depth is extremely small.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of vegetables or plant life
- of or relating to processes in plants and animals that do not involve sexual reproduction; vegetative
C15: from Late Latin vegetāre to quicken; see vegetable
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- Of, relating to, or characteristic of plants.
- Relating to growth rather than to sexual reproduction; vegetative.
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