vegetal

[ vej-i-tl ]
/ ˈvɛdʒ ɪ tl /

adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of plants or vegetables.

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  1. vegetable tallow,
  2. vegetable tanning,
  3. vegetable wax,
  4. vegetable wool,
  5. vegetably,
  6. vegetal pole,
  7. vegetarian,
  8. vegetarianism,
  9. vegetate,
  10. vegetated

Origin of vegetal

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin veget(āre) to quicken (see vegetate) + -al -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for vegetal

vegetal

/ (ˈvɛdʒɪtəl) /

adjective

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

Word Origin for vegetal

C15: from Late Latin vegetāre to quicken; see vegetable

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Medicine definitions for vegetal

vegetal

[ vĕjĭ-tl ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characteristic of plants.
Relating to growth rather than to sexual reproduction; vegetative.

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