plant kingdom

noun

Definition of plant kingdom

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

Examples of plant kingdom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021 Many of the colors seen in nature, particularly in the plant kingdom, are produced by pigments, which reflect a portion of the light spectrum while absorbing the rest. Quanta Magazine, 21 June 2021

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First Known Use of plant kingdom

1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of plant kingdom was in 1858

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“Plant kingdom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plant%20kingdom. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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plant kingdom

noun

Kids Definition of plant kingdom

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

plant kingdom

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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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