root vegetable

noun

Definition of root vegetable

  1. :  a vegetable (such as a carrot or potato) that grows under the ground

Word by Word Definitions

rootplay
  1. :  the usually underground part of a seed plant body that originates usually from the hypocotyl, functions as an organ of absorption, aeration, and food storage or as a means of anchorage and support, and differs from a stem especially in lacking nodes, buds, and leaves

    :  any subterranean plant part (such as a true root or a bulb, tuber, rootstock, or other modified stem) especially when fleshy and edible

    :  the part of a tooth within the socket

  1. :  to furnish with or enable to develop roots

    :  to fix or implant by or as if by roots

    :  to grow roots or take root

  1. :  to turn up or dig in the earth with the snout :  grub

    :  to poke or dig about

  1. :  to noisily applaud or encourage a contestant or team :  cheer

    :  to wish the success of or lend support to someone or something

vegetableplay
  1. :  a usually herbaceous plant (such as the cabbage, bean, or potato) grown for an edible part that is usually eaten as part of a meal

    :  such an edible part

    :  plant

  1. :  of, relating to, constituting, or growing like plants

    :  consisting of plants :  vegetational

    :  made from, obtained from, or containing plants or plant products


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