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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a living thing that has leaves, makes its own food, and has roots that usually grow in the earth.
I have many plants growing in my garden.
definition 2: a building that has machinery and equipment for making things; factory.
Nina works at the automobile plant.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: plants, planting, planted
definition: to put something into the ground to make it grow.
We planted a vegetable garden behind our house.
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derivation: plantlike (adj.)
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  • plantings:
    things that are planted.
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produced by plants
see/see also plant
some activities with plants
some behaviors of plants
some categories of plants
some descriptions of plants
some examples of plants
some growth stages of plants
some parts of plants
some people associated with plants
some places for plants
some things plants cause
some things that affect plants
some uses of plants