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vegetable a plant or part of a plant, such as spinach, carrots, or beans, that is used for food. [5 definitions]
vegetable ivory the ripe, ivorylike seed of a South American palm which is used to make buttons, ornaments, and the like.
vegetable oil any of various liquid fats derived from the seeds, fruit, or leaves of plants.
vegetal of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a plant or plants. [2 definitions]
vegetarian one who eats no meat or fish but only vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains, and the like. [3 definitions]
vegetate to be lazy, dull, and inactive; do almost nothing. [2 definitions]
vegetation plants or plant life generally, as in a particular area. [2 definitions]
vegetative having to do with plants or their growth and nutrition. [3 definitions]
vehement intensely emotional; impassioned; heated. [2 definitions]
vehicle a device used to transport people or things. [2 definitions]
vehicular of, relating to, or made for vehicles. [3 definitions]
veil a thin piece of fabric or netting, usu. worn over the head, shoulders, and face. [3 definitions]
veiled expressed or presented in an obscure way; partially hidden or covered. [2 definitions]
veiling a lightweight, gauzy material used to make veils. [3 definitions]
vein one of the many small vessels that transport blood to the heart. [6 definitions]
veining a formation, distribution, or arrangement of veins or veinlike parts or marks.
veinlet a small or secondary vein.
veiny having or showing veins; full of veins.
velamen a covering of fine membrane; velum.
velar of or relating to a thin membrane, esp. the soft palate. [3 definitions]
Velcro trademark for a fastening device consisting of a strip of nylon tape with tiny hooklike loops that attach to a strip with a matted surface, used esp. on clothing and cloth furnishings.