Definitions of vegetation

  1. all the plant life in a particular region Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the process of growth in plants Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 1. The process of growths in plants. 2. A condition of sluggishness, comparable to the inactivity of plant life. 3. A growth or excrescence of any sort. 4. Specifically, a clot, composed largely of fused blood-platelets, adherent to a diseased heart-valve. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  9. An excrescence or growth. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  10. Process of growing as a plant: vegetable growth: plants in general. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Growth of plants; plants in general. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. The process of vegetating. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Plants collectively. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. The process of growing, as plants; vegetables, or plants in general. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. The process of growing, as plants, by means of nourishment derived from the earth, air, or water; vegetables or plants in general. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. Plants considered collectively. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  17. [Latin] Plants considered collectively. na
  18. A new growth resembling a plant either in outline or in the luxuriance of its growth; a term used to include fibrinous growths in the valves of the heart, various papillomata and polypi, adenoids, and condylomata. na
  19. Vegetating (lit. & fig.); plants collectively, plant-life, as luxuriant v., no sign of v. for miles round; (Path.) excrescence on surface of body. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. A plant-like neoplasm. American pocket medical dictionary.
  21. The vital processes (absorption, circulation, exhalation, assimilation, etc.) on which the life and growth of a plant depend. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  22. Plants in general. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  23. A growth or deposit upon some portion of the body of a substance or tissue foreign to that part; especially a condyloma acuminatum. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  24. n. Act or process of vegetating ; vegetable growth vegetables or plants in general. Cabinet Dictionary