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

 veg·e·ta·tion /ˌvɛʤəˈteʃən/

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

 veg·e·ta·tion /ˌvɛʤəˈteʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Veg·e·ta·tion n.
 1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.
 2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
 3. Med. An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.
 Vegetation of salts Old Chem., a crystalline growth of an arborescent form.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: all the plant life in a particular region [syn: flora]
           [ant: fauna]
      2: the process of growth in plants
      3: an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty
         excrescence on the valves of the heart)
      4: inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the
         inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in
         sleep and vegetation"