from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal A vegetable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vegetable.
  • n. A vegetarian.
  • adj. vegetarian; suitable for vegetarians
  • adj. Vegetable-like.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant


From pronounced stem of vegetable or vegetarian +‎ -ie (Wiktionary)



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