Definition of vegetary in English:

vegetary

adjective

  • Originally: characterized by life and growth; vegetative, vegetable. In later use: consisting of or characterized by vegetables or vegetation.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Southwell (1561–1595), writer, Jesuit, and martyr. From either classical Latin vegetāre vegetate or classical Latin vegetus + -ary.

Pronunciation

vegetary

/ˈvɛdʒɪt(ə)ri/