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intr.v. vegged, veg·ging, veg·ges Informal
To engage in relaxing or passive activities. Often used with out.
[Short for vegetate.]
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(Plants) informal a vegetable or vegetables
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n., pl. veg,
v. vegged, veg•ging. Informal. n.
1. Chiefly Brit. a vegetable.v.i.
2. to relax passively, esp. while watching television; vegetate (often fol. by out).
[1940–45; by shortening]
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Past participle: vegged
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|Noun||1.||veg - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant|
garden truck, green goods, green groceries, produce - fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
legume - the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
potherb - any of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
solanaceous vegetable - any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon
root vegetable - any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
squash - edible fruit of a squash plant; eaten as a vegetable
cuke, cucumber - cylindrical green fruit with thin green rind and white flesh eaten as a vegetable; related to melons
artichoke heart - the tender fleshy center of the immature artichoke flower
asparagus - edible young shoots of the asparagus plant
bamboo shoot - edible young shoots of bamboo
onion - an aromatic flavorful vegetable
leek - related to onions; white cylindrical bulb and flat dark-green leaves
cardoon - only parts eaten are roots and especially stalks (blanched and used as celery); related to artichokes
celery - stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning
gumbo, okra - long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
mushroom - fleshy body of any of numerous edible fungi
pumpkin - usually large pulpy deep-yellow round fruit of the squash family maturing in late summer or early autumn
plantain - starchy banana-like fruit; eaten (always cooked) as a staple vegetable throughout the tropics
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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veg[ˈvɛdʒ] npl (= vegetables) (mainly British) → légumes mpl
fruit and veg → fruits et légumes
meat and two veg dans la cuisine britannique, composition typique du plat de résistance qui comprend une viande, des pommes de terre et un autre légume
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