\ ˈvej How to pronounce veg (audio) \
plural veg

Definition of veg

chiefly British

Examples of veg in a Sentence

Would you like some veg?
Recent Examples on the Web The heat will soften your veg a little and speed up the pickling process. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, "Name a Better Time to Make (Quick!) Pickles at Home," 10 Sep. 2020 But there’s also something to be said for cooking your veg to death, low and slow in a bath of olive oil, until jammy and spreadable. Emma Wartzman, Bon Appétit, "You Don’t Need a Recipe to Make the Best Late-Summer Toasts," 31 Aug. 2020 Some of them put cukes front and center, while others let the veg play more of a supporting role. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "33 Cucumber Recipes That Aren't All Salads," 10 July 2020 Your columnist is not alone in growing more veg this year. The Economist, "Growing your own food America rediscovers the joys of vegetable-growing," 20 June 2020 In returning to veg-growing, America is rediscovering its better self. The Economist, "Growing your own food America rediscovers the joys of vegetable-growing," 20 June 2020 And your favorite root veg — sweet potato, butternut squash, turnip — instead of carrot. Washington Post, "Harissa-Roasted Carrot and Bean Dip," 10 May 2020 Kari found 7 ways to create veg-forward dishes to balance out those carbs. The Washington Post, "Free Range on Food: We're here to answer all your cooking questions about finding pantry inspiration, Ikea's iconic meatballs, growing scallions on your windowsill, this week's recipes and more!," 29 Apr. 2020 Reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer 15 minutes or just until carrots and other veg are tender. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s the perfect time for old-fashioned chicken and dumplings. Here’s how to make it.," 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of veg

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for veg

by shortening

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Last Updated

18 Sep 2020

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“Veg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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