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Vegetation - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Vegetation' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Vegetation [ n.]
- The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth.
- The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation.
- An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart.

Meaning of 'Vegetation' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . vegetation [ n]
Meaning (1):
- all the plant life in a particular region or period
Example in sentence:
  • Pleistocene vegetation;
  • the botany of China;
  • the flora of southern California
Meaning (2):
- inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life
Example in sentence:
  • their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation