- vegetal pole,
- vegetative bacteriophage,
- vegetative endocarditis,
- vegetative reproduction,
Origin of vegetation
Examples from the Web for vegetation
The path for our group of six is being carved through tangles of vines and vegetation one machete hack at a time.Can Gorillas Save the Democratic Republic of the Congo?|Nina Strochlic|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vegetation, large trees, and a series of small farm buildings were cleared, and massive holes were dug for the foundations.
If you lose the marshes and the vegetation, all you're left with is mud, which just slides into the water.
The vegetation of Cuba is of the most luxuriant and beautiful description.Cuba|Arthur D. Hall
They were walking upon a sandy soil, mingled with stones, which appeared destitute of any sort of vegetation.The Mysterious Island|Jules Verne
The valley appears broad and hilly, and the vegetation assumes the aspect of the Hot Country.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz
The Ferns composed a great part of the vegetation of the Coal-measure period.The World Before the Deluge|Louis Figuier
We simply fell over the cliff, plunging, caroming, and ricocheting down through the masses of vegetation.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
1560s, "act of vegetating," from Middle French végétation, from Medieval Latin vegetationem (nominative vegetatio) "a quickening, action of growing," from vegetare "grow, quicken" (see vegetable). Meaning "plant life" first recorded 1727.