Definition of vegetably in English:

vegetably

(also vegetabley)

adjective

  • Of or relating to plants or plant matter, especially vegetables; characteristic or reminiscent of vegetables; containing vegetables.

adverb

  • 1In the manner of a vegetable or vegetation; with vegetative properties.

  • 2With respect to or by means of vegetables.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Evangelical Magazine. From vegetable + -y<br>early 17th century. From vegetable + -ly. Compare post-classical Latin vegetabiliter, French † vegetablement.

Pronunciation

vegetably

/ˈvɛdʒ(ɪ)təbli//ˈvɛdʒ(ɪ)təb(ə)li/