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Plants edible

plants, edible An organism of the vegetable kingdom suitable by nature for use as a food, especially by human beings. Not... Read More

Edible

Edible fit to be eaten as food; eatable; esculent; as, edible fishes. Anything edible. Edible birds nest. See birds nest. 2.... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Vegetable

Definition noun, plural: (1) The edible (part of a) plant (e.g. leaves, roots, flowers) but not including the fruit or... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Snail

snail 1. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous species of terrestrial air-breathing gastropods belonging to the genus helix... Read More

Mushroom

mushroom 1. (Science: botany) An edible fungus (agaricus campestris), having a white stalk which bears a convex or oven... Read More

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Seed

Definition noun, plural: seeds (botany) An encapsulated plant embryo; a fertilized ovule of a plant Supplement A seed is a... Read More

Vegetarian diet

Definition noun The type of diet comprised mainly or exclusively of edible plant tissues, organs and products, and excluding... Read More

Rosales

rosales An order of the angiosperms, subclass rosidae. Its members include some of the most known ornamental and edible... Read More

Fruit

Definition noun, plural: fruits (1) (botany) The seed-bearing structure in angiosperms formed from the ovary after... Read More

Opuntia

Definition noun (botany) A genus of cactaceous plants belonging to the family Cactaceae, such as the prickly pear, Indian... Read More

Carrots

Carrots a widely cultivated plant, daucus carota sativa, having finely divided leaves, flat clusters of small white flowers,... Read More

Pili

Definition noun (1) (microbiology) Short, filamentous projections on a bacterial cell, used not for motility but for... Read More

Bean sprouts

Definition noun, singular: bean sprout Beans, especially the edible kinds (e.g. mung beans and soybeans), sprouting or... Read More

Seaweed

A seaweed refers to any of the macroscopic marine algae. They include the conspicuous, multicellular algal species of... Read More

Brown algae

Brown algae are algal species characterized by being multicellular and having brown or greenish brown color. The color is... Read More

Brussels sprouts

Definition noun The edible buds of a cultivar (Gemmifera) of Brassica oleracea of the Brassicaceae... Read More

Kernel

Kernel 1. The essential part of a seed; all that is within the seed walls; the edible substance contained in the shell of a... Read More

Ichthyology

Definition noun A branch of biology concerned primarily with the study of fish Supplement Ichthyology is the scientific... Read More

Dragon fruit

Definition noun, plural: dragon fruits (1) Hylocereus undatus, the cactus species of the family Cactaceae, and native to... Read More

Glochid

Definition noun, plural: glochids Any of the hair-like spine or bristle often with a barbed tip on... Read More

Trehalose

Definition noun plural: trehaloses tre·ha·lose, loʊs A disaccharide made up of two α-glucose molecules, and serves as... Read More

Fructooligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: fructooligosaccharides fruc·to·ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ɪhɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd An... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Mytilus edulis

Mytilus edulis (Science: marine biology) The edible mussel, a marine bivalve mollusc. They have ciliated gills that are used... Read More

Lost Fish Found – 85 Years Later

It's been lost under the sea for eighty five years - but now it's been found.      ... Read More

Plums

plum A knot; a cluster; a group; a crowd; a flock; as, a plump of trees, fowls, or spears. To visit islands and the plumps... Read More

Oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: oligosaccharides ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A... Read More

Pine

pine 1. (Science: botany) Any tree of the coniferous genus pinus. See Pinus. There are about twenty-eight species in the... Read More

Pulse

pulse (Science: cardiology, physiology) The impulse transmitted to arteries by contraction of the left ventricle of the... Read More

Bass

Bass Origin: a corruption of barse. (Science: zoology) 1. An edible, spiny-finned fish, especially. Of the genera Roccus,... Read More

Fowl

Fowl Instead of the pl. Fowls the singular is often used collectively. OE. Foul, fowel, foghel, fuhel, fugel, as. Fugol;... Read More

Meat

Meat 1. Food, in general; anything eaten for nourishment, either by man or beast. Hence, the edible part of anything; as,... Read More

Mussels

mussels marine bivalve mollusks especially of the genus mytilus or freshwater bivalve mollusks, especially the genera unio... Read More

Peach

peach (Science: botany) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp... Read More

Strawberries

strawberry (Science: botany) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red colour, the fruit of a... Read More

Spinach

spinach A widely cultivated plant, spinacia oleracea, native to asia, having succulent, edible leaves eaten as a... Read More