Examples of vegetation in a sentence
the dense vegetation of the jungle
the local vegetation is flourishing as a result of the recent rains
Origin and Etymology of vegetation
borrowed from Medieval Latin vegetātiōn-, vegetātiō “power of growth,” going back to Latin, “act of invigorating,” from vegetāre “to impart energy to, invigorate” + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of verbal nouns — more at vegetate
First Known Use: 1564
VEGETATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of vegetation for English Language Learners
: plants in general : plants that cover a particular area
VEGETATION Defined for Kids
Definition of vegetation for Students
: plant life or cover (as of an area) The valley was green with vegetation.
Medical Definition of vegetation
: an abnormal outgrowth upon a body part; specifically : any of the warty excrescences on the valves of the heart that are composed of various tissue elements including fibrin and collagen and that are typical of endocarditis
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