plant kingdom

noun
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of plant kingdom

: a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct plants — compare animal kingdom, mineral kingdom

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First Known Use of plant kingdom

1858

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plant kingdom

noun

Definition of plant kingdom for Students

: a basic group of natural objects that includes all living and extinct plants

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plant kingdom

noun

medical Definition of plant kingdom

: the one of the three basic groups of natural objects that includes all living and extinct plants — compare animal kingdom, mineral kingdom

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