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

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But Grand Park converted an underused, unappealing expanse between the Music Center and City Hall into an urban oasis populated with species from the world’s six plant kingdoms to symbolize the diversity of L.A.’s population. Matt Jaffe, SFChronicle.com, "Green travel in (gasp!) Los Angeles is easier than you think," 19 June 2018 This time of year, with the greenmarkets in full swing (and pictures of tiny, adorable pigs on Instagram), there’s no better time to re-embrace the full splendor of the plant kingdom. Laura Regensdorf, Vogue, "This Natalie Portman–Backed Documentary Will Make You Seriously Consider Going Vegetarian," 16 June 2018 The plant bears some of the least attractive common names in the plant kingdom: Some know it as naked broomrape. New York Times, "The Flower That Must Not Be Named," 13 June 2018 The world knows a thing or two about centering meals on the plant kingdom. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Plant-loving Strange Town on Milwaukee's east side has appeal beyond vegan," 16 Jan. 2018

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1858, in the meaning defined above

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plant kingdom

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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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