fruit vs vegetable

fruit vegetable

Definitions

  • 1) Any plant.
  • 2) The edible part of such a plant.
  • 3) figuratively A person whose brain (or, infrequently, body) has been damaged so that they cannot interact with the surrounding environment; a brain-dead person.
  • 4) A plant raised for some edible part of it, such as the leaves, roots, fruit or flowers, but excluding any plant considered to be a fruit, grain, or spice in the culinary sense.
  • 5) Offensive Slang One who is severely impaired mentally and physically, as by brain injury or disease.
  • 6) A plant cultivated for its edible parts, such as the roots of the beet, the leaves of spinach, the flower buds of broccoli, or the fruit or seeds of certain species, as beans, corn, and squash.
  • 7) The edible part of such a plant.
  • 8) A member of the vegetable kingdom, especially a green plant.
  • 9) A person who has permanently lost consciousness, due to damage to the brain, but remains alive; sometimes continued life requires support by machinery such as breathing tubes. Such a person is said to be in a vegetative state.
  • 10) (Biol.) A plant. See plant.
  • 11) A plant used or cultivated for food for man or domestic animals, as the cabbage, turnip, potato, bean, dandelion, etc.; also, the edible part of such a plant, as prepared for market or the table.
  • 12) edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
  • 13) any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
  • 14) A plant. See plant.
  • 15) In a more limited sense, a herbaceous plant used wholly or in part for culinary purposes, or for feeding cattle, sheep, or other animals, as cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, potatoes, spinach, peas, and beans. The whole plant may be so used, or its tops or leaves, or its roots, tubers, etc., or its fruit or seed.
  • 16) Of or relating to vegetables.
  • 17) Of or relating to plants.
  • 18) Made from or with edible plants or plant parts.
  • 19) Growing or reproducing like a plant.
  • 20) Of, relating to, or derived from plants or a plant.
  • 21) (Nat. Hist.) that primary division of living things which includes all plants. The classes of the vegetable kingdom have been grouped differently by various botanists. The following is one of the best of the many arrangements of the principal subdivisions.
  • 22) (Chem.) an alkaloid.
  • 23) (Bot.) the oyster plant. See under Oyster.
  • 24) (Bot.) an egg-shaped gourd, commonly eight to ten inches long. It is noted for the very tender quality of its flesh, and is a favorite culinary vegetable in England. It has been said to be of Persian origin, but is now thought to have been derived from a form of the American pumpkin.
  • 25) a waxy excretion on the leaves or fruits of certain plants, as the bayberry.
  • 26) See Ivory nut, under Ivory.
  • 27) See 1st Loof.
  • 28) a substance resembling tallow, obtained from various plants; as, Chinese vegetable tallow, obtained from the seeds of the tallow tree. Indian vegetable tallow is a name sometimes given to piney tallow.
  • 29) (Bot.) See Vegetable leather, under Leather.
  • 30) (Bot.) a name of several kinds of concrete vegetable oil; as that produced by the Indian butter tree, the African shea tree, and the Pentadesma butyracea, a tree of the order Guttiferæ, also African. Still another kind is pressed from the seeds of cocoa (Theobroma).
  • 31) a textile material, manufactured in Germany from pine-needle wool, a down or fiber obtained from the leaves of the Pinus sylvestris.
  • 32) See Pectin.
  • 33) Consisting of, or comprising, plants.
  • 34) (Bot.) See Vegetable sulphur, below.
  • 35) papyrine.
  • 36) (Bot.) a white woolly plant (Raoulia eximia) of New Zealand, which grows in the form of large fleecy cushions on the mountains.
  • 37) the fine and highly inflammable spores of the club moss (Lycopodium clavatum); witch meal.
  • 38) a cottonlike, fibrous material obtained from the coating of the seeds of a Brazilian tree (Chorisia speciosa). It is used for various purposes, as for stuffing cushions, and the like, but is incapable of being spun on account of a want of cohesion among the fibers.
  • 39) Of or pertaining to plants; having the nature of, or produced by, plants
  • 40) (Nat. Hist.) See the last Phrase, below.
  • 41) Analkaloid.

Examples

  • 1) These fruits are edible and taste sweet and creamy.
  • 2) The rise is likely to be hailed by ministers as evidence that school reforms are bearing fruit.
  • 3) They found patients who added fruit and veg to their diet reduced their need for drugs.
  • 4) For a totally fresh fruits de mer experience go to the little warehouse nearby.
  • 5) They look and taste home-made with a gooey centre and a good balance of fruit and herbs.
  • 6) It was scurrying around, close to the bag of fruit on a work surface.
  • 7) There is a fruit machine in one corner of his office, a gift from the family.
  • 8) A good amount of fruit and it's moist.
  • 9) Plant now for fruit next August and September.
  • 10) The beauty of stone fruit lies in it being perfectly ripe.
  • 11) It is really good in fruit smoothies.
  • 12) Those gardeners who want a real taste of the tropics could try growing plants with edible fruit.
  • 13) It is a prolific variety dripping with fruits that change in colour as they mature.
  • 14) We provide fruit and kitchen space for people to make tea and coffee and keep milk.
  • 15) Such a shelf of publications could not but be the fruit of immense study.
  • 16) Whether we will see the fruits of this work this afternoon is one the great subplots.
  • 17) The art of grafting fruit and other plants has been around for thousands of years.
  • 18) Once this need is made clear the longing is allowed to bear its proper fruit.
  • 19) You have to grab that fruit because no one will do it for you.
  • 20) We might as well bring back the stocks and throw rotting fruit and veg at them.
  • 21) This period is stretching but also rewarding as you see the fruits of your labour emerge.
  • 22) Fresh red fruits will only improve with age.
  • 23) When you crave something sweet eat fresh fruit instead.
  • 24) This week brought signs that their efforts were bearing fruit.
  • 25) There is no limit to how much fresh fruit you can eat in a day.
  • 26) Like eating a bit of fruit day.
  • 27) Combining it with fruit is a good way to up their fruit intake.
  • 28) The fruits are still edible but need to be picked before they go mouldy.
  • 29) Eat at least five portions of a variety of fruit and vegetables a day?
  • 30) All the stone fruits and especially cherries need a spell of really cold weather to bring on a big flush of flowers.
  • 31) Dry, with reasonable acidity coming through to balance the fruit.
  • 32) fruit fly research certainly isn't glamorous.
  • 33) Increase whole clean foods More vegetables, fruit and grains as above.
  • 34) ‘Begin to buy whole-grain products and fresh fruits and vegetables.’
  • 35) ‘Because it contains high levels of salt, Josie should eat potassium-rich foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as drink lots of water.’
  • 36) ‘You will be able to enjoy fresh vegetables, fruits, or sweets accompanied with a light soda or sparking water.’
  • 37) ‘Eat high-fiber foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, brans and whole grains.’
  • 38) ‘Libran foods and plants include many fruits - strawberry, peach, apple, autumn berries.’
  • 39) ‘Your baby requires vitamin C for tissue growth, while your body needs it to absorb iron and other important nutrients, so increase your intake of fresh fruits and vegetables.’
  • 40) ‘If you plant the seed of a sweet fruit such as an orange, it will grow as an orange tree and produce oranges.’
  • 41) ‘Unlike mangoes and other tropical fruits, a diverse community of fig trees provides food year - round.’
  • 42) ‘Upon entering the room the sweetest smell of fresh fruits and warm pastries flooded their senses, followed by the smell of cooked bacon.’
  • 43) ‘The abundance of pawpaw trees, whose fruit tastes like banana custard, amplifies the tropical effect.’
  • 44) ‘Make a welcoming display in your hallway with bowls of fresh fruit, candles, sweets and wreaths.’
  • 45) ‘The food eaten may be oysters, fresh fruit or vegetables, water, ice, or bakery products.’
  • 46) ‘Historically this has been an area for producing table grapes (along with other tree fruits such as cherries).’
  • 47) ‘Whole fresh fruits, dried fruits and packaged pre-cut vegetables are easy snacks to take with you.’
  • 48) ‘China's food exports, often very competitively priced, include fresh and processed fruits, vegetables, seafood and meat.’
  • 49) ‘The variety of edible products carried on rolling stores included soda pop, fresh fruits, and vegetables.’
  • 50) ‘The Burmese enjoy spicy foods and they favor fruits over processed sweets.’
  • 51) ‘As the lemurs digest the fleshy fruit, the seed is passed through their system, normally away from the parent tree.’
  • 52) ‘Include lots of green leafy vegetables and sweet juicy fruits.’
  • 53) ‘A meal is usually followed by fresh fruits or sweets.’
  • 54) ‘Every 12 h during the period of prolonged darkness, samples of young leaves, flowers, roots and fruits from two plants were harvested for analysis.’
  • 55) ‘A wide variety of organs from various plant species were analysed: roots, stems, hypocotyls, leaves, fruits, and petioles.’
  • 56) ‘The proportion of flowers and ovules that develop into fruits and seeds in flowering plants rarely reaches 1.’
  • 57) ‘Most of the major food crops of the world are highly sensitive to soil salinity; they show reduced growth rate and yield, and may have stunted fruits, leaves and stems.’
  • 58) ‘Stained cells corresponding to immature xylem were detected in vascular bundles of flowers and fruits.’
  • 59) ‘Most wineries have picnic benches or grassy areas with views of the vineyard and the best part is, you can buy a bottle of wine right there and enjoy the fruits of the field.’
  • 60) ‘From the vineyards of France to the olive groves of Spain, hundreds of thousands of people will be toasting the fruits of the earth this autumn, and you can join them.’
  • 61) ‘Isn't it wonderful that the fruit of the earth tastes good to us, nourishes us.’
  • 62) ‘In man's natural state the earth and its fruits had belonged to no one and hence to all.’
  • 63) ‘Photography remained a private activity, the fruits of which were stored in over 150 albums - 14,500 pages of images.’
  • 64) ‘It was their just reward last week to see the fruits of their labour come to fruition and be recognised.’
  • 65) ‘The contest between capital and labour over the fruits of economically productive activity remains the front line struggle.’
  • 66) ‘That means I am attached to the results, to the fruits.’
  • 67) ‘Have you never experienced the fruits of my rewards?’
  • 68) ‘It became evident in the select committee some weeks ago that there was an enormous risk that North Shore City would be denied the fruits of the results of the High Court decision.’
  • 69) ‘By associating with IPRS, they enjoy the fruits of its activism.’
  • 70) ‘Our right is only over our actions, not over the fruits of the actions.’
  • 71) ‘Americans are still expecting to see the fruits of George W Bush's promised tax cuts trickle down over the next few years.’
  • 72) ‘I got total pleasure from watching people's reaction as they enjoyed the fruits my labor.’
  • 73) ‘My parents do all the work while I enjoy the fruits of their labor.’
  • 74) ‘They need to get with the program and start enjoying the fruits of imperial labor.’
  • 75) ‘Technique, as always, is crucial to reaping the fruits of your labors.’
  • 76) ‘Exporters will reap the fruits of their labour.’
  • 77) ‘Blessed are you and blessed are all the fruits of your womb.’
  • 78) ‘Mary is blessed among women, and blessed is the fruit of her womb.’
  • 79) ‘Your word assures me that you bless the fruit of my womb and that neither myself nor my husband shall be barren.’
  • 80) ‘In an annual such as Arabidopsis, flowering is irreversible, global, and leads to fruiting and plant death.’
  • 81) ‘Linum began fruiting by late May, ending by early July.’
  • 82) ‘‘Beth’ is a good, reliable cropper that starts fruiting freely at an early age, coming into season in September.’
  • 83) ‘Planting strawberries in rows one plant wide will help sunlight penetrate the entire plant and increase fruiting.’
  • 84) ‘A botanist from the University of Bradford has discovered a rare plant fruiting for the first time in more than 130 years.’
  • 85) ‘I brought two pepper plants which were still fruiting into the house, and put the rest on the compost heap.’
  • 86) ‘Plants can bear flowers and fruits at the same time, and die after fruiting.’
  • 87) ‘Do no more pruning on a young tree than is absolutely needed or you will delay fruiting.’
  • 88) ‘A standard apple tree usually takes two years to start fruiting and four years to reach full production.’
  • 89) ‘The plants are looking sadder now, but still fruiting like mad.’
  • 90) ‘In annual plants, which die after fruiting, there is no need to keep anything in reserve.’
  • 91) ‘It was also time to deal with the strawberry plants, which have stopped fruiting.’
  • 92) ‘If you're going to plant a holly, make sure you have space for not just one but two bushes in your garden; a male and female form must be planted as fruiting only occurs on female plants.’
  • 93) ‘After this period, the mycelia need to be forced into fruiting, usually by placing the kit in the refrigerator.’
  • 94) ‘My two plants at work produced another 3 ripe peppers between them last week and are flowering and fruiting again!’
  • 95) ‘But then by this time last year the roses were still flowering, and the strawberries were still fruiting.’
  • 96) ‘A deck presents a neighborly face to the street and offers a view of native plants and fruiting shrubs.’
  • 97) ‘You can also grow several flowering and fruiting shrubs in sturdy, roomy tubs.’
  • 98) ‘Flowering or fruiting shrubs can be pruned according to whether they flower in spring or summer.’
  • 99) ‘The tree will fruit only in a subtropical or tropical climate where there is a distinct dry season.’

Examples

  • 1) They had a farm back home where they grew fruit and vegetables.
  • 2) Roast for ½ hour or until the vegetables are almost cooked.
  • 3) He changed his diet, eating lots of fresh fish and vegetables and cutting carbs and sugar.
  • 4) Stir the meat into the vegetables, stirring until browned.
  • 5) FULL of healthy vegetables, soups are a delicious way to boost your goodness intake.
  • 6) Science has made it clear that a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is good for you.
  • 7) The prices of meat and vegetables were at record highs.
  • 8) If there is a choice between using fresh vegetables and canned foods always choose the former.
  • 9) Yet almost half were eating just two servings of fruit or vegetables a day or less.
  • 10) Most of all make fresh fruit and vegetables a substantial part of your diet.
  • 11) Almost all say that they try to eat fruit and vegetables.
  • 12) Remove the meat and vegetables from the pan and serve together.
  • 13) Try to eat at least one piece of fruit a day and get a good variety of vegetables.
  • 14) Drizzle the lamb and vegetables with 1 tbsp oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 15) ‘Both dishes came with a mountain of fresh vegetables - spinach, carrots and green beans.’
  • 16) ‘Why not consider taking on an allotment and growing your own fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs.’
  • 17) ‘Scottish diets are high in fat and there is a marked deficiency of fruit and vegetables.’
  • 18) ‘He sells his fruit and vegetables locally for prices little higher than those for non-organic produce.’
  • 19) ‘Most of the vegetables and fruit are grown organically on the estate and they also produce their own honey.’
  • 20) ‘She eats a lot of fruits and vegetables, but also red meat, poultry and fish from time to time.’
  • 21) ‘Garlic, oats, fresh fruit and fresh vegetables all help lower bad cholesterol - as does red wine.’
  • 22) ‘If you don't like spinach, try other green vegetables such as beans or bok choy.’
  • 23) ‘There is no limit to what you can grow, from sweet peas to all types of vegetables and soft fruit.’
  • 24) ‘Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables to replenish the nutrients your body craves.’
  • 25) ‘Just about any book or article on nutrition recommends that we eat leafy green vegetables.’
  • 26) ‘Janet stood in her kitchen chopping vegetables for salad.’
  • 27) ‘My parents still make a living selling vegetables at farmers markets.’
  • 28) ‘The potato is the vegetable of choice in the United States.’
  • 29) ‘The obvious choices are healthy vegetables like carrots, celery, and cherry tomatoes.’
  • 30) ‘Fruit and vegetables also contain non-essential nutrients called phytochemicals, which have some potent properties.’
  • 31) ‘vegetables like broccoli will soak up flavour best.’
  • 32) ‘The buffet-style meals include homemade tortillas, scrambled eggs, and vegetable soup with rice.’
  • 33) ‘The children received cooking classes from local chefs who introduced them to cooking healthy foods such as vegetable soup and home made pizzas.’
  • 34) ‘A glass of fresh vegetable juice is a healthy snack that will provide your body with important nutrients.’
  • 35) ‘I lived on vegetable stew, which became by Monday spicy vegetable stew and by Wednesday vegetable curry.’
  • 36) ‘However, the commercial fish food is designed to offer a nutrient-rich and balanced diet, and it contains both animal and vegetable matter.’
  • 37) ‘Natural fibers may be of animal, vegetable, or mineral origin.’
  • 38) ‘Seeds and insects are part of their diet year round, but the ratio of animal and vegetable matter fluctuates throughout the year.’
  • 39) ‘They probably eat more vegetable than animal matter over the course of a year.’
  • 40) ‘Its diet consists chiefly of vegetable matter, but it also eats small animals.’
  • 41) ‘The officers found a ‘greenish slab of vegetable substance believed to be cannabis’ when they searched his bag.’
  • 42) ‘It is one of the most commonly found saturated fatty acids and it occurs as glycerides in the majority of animal and vegetable fats.’
  • 43) ‘Most fungi of the Phylum Chytridiomycota break down vegetable matter in aquatic systems, but some are parasitic on diatoms or insects.’
  • 44) ‘The vast majority of the House Finch's diet is vegetable matter - seeds, buds, berries, and nectar.’
  • 45) ‘Originally, perfumes came from animal and vegetable sources.’
  • 46) ‘The European Union has instituted some tough new measures requiring that all cut flowers be whole, fresh and free of animal or vegetable parasites.’
  • 47) ‘Terrestrial orchids grow in the humus - the rich, loose top layer of soil that is made up of decaying leaves and vegetable matter.’
  • 48) ‘Rock Sandpipers are unusual among shorebirds in that they commonly eat vegetable matter, including seeds, berries, moss, and algae.’
  • 49) ‘Black Rot is a devastating fungal disease which infects many vegetable species, especially crucifers.’
  • 50) ‘They typically eat insects and floating vegetable matter but their diet also includes zooplankton, aquatic insect larvae, and worms.’
  • 51) ‘You can do some basic modifications to some diesel engines, which will basically let you use vegetable and animal oils to run your car.’
  • 52) ‘Fats and oils are obtained from vegetable and animal sources.’
  • 53) ‘They feed insects and spiders to their young, but adults eat more than 90% vegetable matter throughout the year.’
  • 54) ‘Connoisseurs consider continental chocolate, made from just cocoa beans and cocoa butter, superior to British chocolate, which has vegetable fat added.’
  • 55) ‘In the vegetable kingdom, as winter approaches, the life force transfers to the roots.’
  • 56) vegetables are healthy for you
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