DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 veg·e·tal /ˈvɛʤətḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 veg·e·tal /ˈvɛʤətḷ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veg·e·tal a.
 1. Of or pertaining to vegetables, or the vegetable kingdom; of the nature of a vegetable; vegetable.
    All creatures vegetal, sensible, and rational.   --Burton.
 2. Biol. Of, pertaining to, or designating, that class of vital phenomena, such as digestion, absorption, assimilation, secretion, excretion, circulation, generation, etc., which are common to plants and animals, in distinction from sensation and volition, which are peculiar to animals.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veg·e·tal, n.  A vegetable. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of reproduction) characterized by asexual processes [syn: vegetative]
      2: composed of vegetation or plants; "regions rich in vegetal
         products"; "vegetational cover"; "the decaying vegetative
         layer covering a forest floor" [syn: vegetational, vegetative]