vegetable kingdom


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

vegetable kingdom

n.
The group of living organisms that are not animals, including the plants and fungi.
References in periodicals archive ?
Artichokes are the armadillos of the vegetable kingdom.
It has nine major sections: namely aACAyOman Geography, Media, Economy, History and Writing, Oman Ancient History, Culture and Society, Animal Kingdom, Vegetable Kingdom and Institutions.
The themes vary to include nine major areas: namely Oman Geography, Media, Economy, History and Writing, Oman Ancient History, Culture and Society, Animal Kingdom, Vegetable Kingdom and Institutions.
The themes vary to include nine major areas: namely "Oman Geography, Media, Economy, History and Writing, Oman Ancient History, Culture and Society, Animal Kingdom, Vegetable Kingdom and Institutions.
In fact, it's just about the largest single source of vitamin K in the entire vegetable kingdom.
Others include cleaners, who handle detergents; health care and social services personnel, who are exposed to detergents and latex in latex gloves, especially if the gloves contain powder; food and tobacco industry workers, who are exposed to proteins from the vegetable kingdom and hair stylists, who handle chemicals in bleach and nail beauticians, who use fast-acting glue.
The Vegetable Kingdom features some very good displays packed with lots of information about vegetables and growing food in general, ideal for helping younger family members to see where their meals come from.
As well as the educational programme over the summer holidays, kids can also enjoy the children's garden, the vegetable kingdom interactive experience and a new play area for toddlers.
Yet the main building has Vegetable Kingdom, a brilliant, child-friendly series of interactive activities which detail the centre's work.
Untitled, the hanging sculpture located at the center of the room and marking the surrounding space, is a decidedly less imposing but no less effective vision of a reimagining of the vegetable kingdom.
Upon completing his studies, he lectured in botany and produced several books on plant taxonomy, such as Unity in Variety as Deduced from the Vegetable Kingdom (1859), which echoed Jones's search for universal principles, which he found in plant forms.