Synonyms of 'Vegetables'
ackeethe green tough-skinned berry of this tree adjigo or warran (Australian)a yam plant, Dioscorea hastifolia, native to SW Australia that has edible tubers asparagusaubergine or (esp U.S., Canad., and Austral.) eggplantthe fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable baby cornbean sproutthe sprout of a newly germinated mung bean, eaten as a vegetable, esp in Chinese dishes beef tomatobeetroot or beeta variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, that has a bulbous dark red root that may be eaten as a vegetable, in salads, or pickled bok choy, Chinese leaf, Chinese cabbage, or pak-choia Chinese plant, Brassica chinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has edible stalks and leaves broad beanan erect annual Eurasian bean plant, Vicia faba, cultivated for its large edible flattened seeds, used as a vegetable broccolithe flower head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable before the buds have opened Brussels sprout or sproutthe head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable butternut pumpkina variety of pumpkin, eaten as vegetable cabbageany of various cultivated varieties of the plant Brassica oleracea capitata, typically having a short thick stalk and a large head of green or reddish edible leaves: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) calabresea variety of green sprouting broccoli calalu or calaloothe edible leaves of various plants, used as greens or in making thick soups cardooncarrotthe long tapering orange root of this plant, eaten as a vegetable cauliflowerthe flower head of this plant, used as a vegetable celeriaca variety of celery, Apium graveolens rapaceum, with a large turnip-like root, used as a vegetable celeryan umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable charda variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable chayotethe fruit of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable cherry tomatochicorychivechokothe cucumber-like fruit of a tropical American cucurbitaceous vine, Sechium edule: eaten as a vegetable in the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand collardthe leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable corn on the coba cob of maize, boiled and eaten as a vegetable cos, cos lettuce, or (U.S. & Canad.) romainea variety of lettuce with a long slender head and crisp leaves courgette or (U.S., Canad. & Austral.) zucchinia small variety of vegetable marrow, cooked and eaten as a vegetable cresscucumberthe cylindrical fruit of this plant, which has hard thin green rind and white crisp flesh endivefennelfinocchioa variety of fennel, Foeniculum vulgare dulce, with thickened stalks that resemble celery and are eaten as a vegetable, esp in S Europe friseean endive, Cichorium endivia, often used in salads gherkinthe immature fruit of any of various cucumbers, used for pickling globe artichokegreensthe edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable horseradishiceberg lettucea type of lettuce with very crisp pale leaves tightly enfolded Jerusalem artichokethe tuber of this plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable kale or kaila cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, with crinkled leaves: used as a potherb kohlrabia cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea caulorapa (or gongylodes), whose thickened stem is eaten as a vegetable lamb's lettuce or corn saladleeklettuceany of various plants that resemble true lettuce, such as lamb's lettuce and sea lettuce marrow squashany of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow okra, lady's finger, or bhindian annual malvaceous plant, Hibiscus esculentus, of the Old World tropics, with yellow-and-red flowers and edible oblong sticky green pods onionoracheany of several herbaceous plants or small shrubs of the chenopodiaceous genus Atriplex, esp A. hortensis (garden orache), which is cultivated as a vegetable. They have typically greyish-green lobed leaves and inconspicuous flowers pak-choiparsnipthe root of this plant, eaten as a vegetable peathe seed of this plant, eaten as a vegetable pepper, capsicum, or (U.S.) bell pepperany of various tropical plants of the solanaceous genus Capsicum, esp C. frutescens, the fruits of which are used as a vegetable and a condiment pe-tsai cabbagepimiento or pimentoa Spanish pepper, Capsicum annuum, with a red fruit used raw in salads, cooked as a vegetable, and as a stuffing for green olives potatothe starchy oval tuber of this plant, which has a brown or red skin and is cooked and eaten as a vegetable puha, puwha, or rauriki (New Zealand)radicchioan Italian variety of chicory, having purple leaves streaked with white that are eaten raw in salads radishsalsify or oyster plantthe root of this plant, which tastes of oysters and is eaten as a vegetable savoy cabbageshallotthe bulb of this plant, which divides into small sections and is used in cooking for flavouring and as a vegetable silver beeta variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having large firm green leaves: staple cooked green vegetable in Australia and New Zealand sorrelSpanish onionany of several varieties of large mild-flavoured onions spinachthe leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable spring greenscabbage leaves that are harvested before the plants develop hearts spring onion, salad onion, scallion (chiefly U.S.), or syboe (Scot.)an immature form of the onion (Allium cepa), widely cultivated for its tiny bulb and long green leaves which are eaten in salads, etc squashthe fruit of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable swedea Eurasian plant, Brassica napus (or B. napobrassica), cultivated for its bulbous edible root, which is used as a vegetable and as cattle fodder: family Brassicaceae (crucifers) sweet corn or (chiefly U.S.) cornany of various strains of Indian corn with kernels rich in sugar, eaten as a table vegetable in the unripe, or milky, stage sweet potato, batata, or (N.Z.) kumera or kumaraturnip or (dialect) neepthe root of this plant, which is eaten as a vegetable vegetable marrow or marrowa cucurbitaceous plant, Cucurbita pepo, probably native to America but widely cultivated for its oblong green striped fruit, which is eaten as a vegetable yamthe starchy tuber of any of these plants, which is eaten as a vegetable ▷ See vegetable
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Word List of Vegetables from the Collins English Word Lists