vegetable matter

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Noun1.vegetable matter - matter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plantvegetable matter - matter produced by plants or growing in the manner of a plant
matter - that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it"
peat - partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried
coal - fossil fuel consisting of carbonized vegetable matter deposited in the Carboniferous period
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No physiologist doubts that a stomach by being adapted to digest vegetable matter alone, or flesh alone, draws most nutriment from these substances.
They live on vegetable matter, such as roots and grass; but at Bahia Blanca I have repeatedly seen three or four come down at low water to the extensive mud-banks which are then dry, for the sake, as the Gauchos say, of feeding on small fish.
His experiments covered all sorts Of pigments, such as lamp-blacks, tars, carbonized vegetable matters, soots of oils and fats, and the various carbonized animal substances.
"During a search of the property, large quantities of white powder and a small amount of green vegetable matter were discovered together with scales, packets of white bags, a lock knife, a number of mobile phones and a quantity of bank notes."
Yora's grubs, reared in an PS18million facility in Holland, even munch recycled vegetable matter that would otherwise go to waste.
Mrs Jones said: "They found a plastic tub containing green vegetable matter on a shelf in the wardrobe and a spoon with traces of a white powder substance."
'This suggests that even without genetic risk factors, a diet devoid of vegetable matter can lead to colon cancer, ' the researchers noted.
class="MsoNormalCommunities should establish wood lots, ensure proper waste disposal, rid swamps and river valleys of rotting vegetable matter, curb deforestation, protect forests, plant cover crops and ensure each member does their bit to constraint the emission of greenhouse gases.
He added: "Officers seized clear plastic tubs and various bags containing green vegetable matter and a substantial quantity of cash."
With dry apricots, FSSAI states that they should be free from living insects, but goes on to allow a 'reasonable' amount of insect debris, vegetable matter and other objectionable matter.
SUDRA A Chinese temple B Floating vegetable matter C A member of the lowest Hindu who am I?