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n.1.The quality or state of being vegetal, or vegetable.
2.(Biol.) The quality or state of being vegetal, or exhibiting those physiological phenomena which are common to plants and animals. See Vegetal, a., 2.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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