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vegetable

US [ˈvedʒ(ə)təb(ə)l]
UK [ˈvedʒtəb(ə)l]
  • n.蔬菜;植物人;生活单调乏味的人
  • adj.植物(性)的;得自植物的;关于植物的;蔬菜的
  • Web蔬菜类;青菜
Plural Form:vegetables  
vegetable
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n.
1.
蔬菜a plant or part of a plant that is eaten as food. Potatoes, beans and onions are all vegetables .
green vegetables(= for example cabbage )
绿色蔬菜
root vegetables(= for example carrots )
块根蔬菜
a salad of raw vegetables
生菜色拉
a vegetable garden/patch/plot
菜园;菜畦;菜地
vegetable matter(= plants in general)
植物质
2.
植物人a person who is physically alive but not capable of much mental or physical activity, for example because of an accident or illness
Severe brain damage turned him into a vegetable.
严重的脑损伤使他变成了植物人。
3.
生活单调乏味的人a person who has a boring life
Since losing my job I've been a vegetable.
失业以来我感到百无聊赖。

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