vegetable bezoar

noun

Definition of vegetable bezoar

: a concretion formed of the hairs of crimson clover, the awns of oats, or similar vegetable matter in the stomach of a ruminating animal to which it is sometimes fatal

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“Vegetable bezoar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vegetable%20bezoar. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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