In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Cookingverdura feminine(dish/soup) (before noun) de verdurasfresh/frozen/canned vegetables — verdura fresca/congelada/enlatada
- we grow our own vegetables — cultivamos nuestras verduras / hortalizas
- vegetable garden/patch — huerto
1.2(plant)vegetal masculine(fats/oil) (before noun) vegetal(colors/dyes) (de origen) vegetalvegetable matter — sustancia vegetal feminine
- the vegetable kingdom — el reino vegetal
- My parents still make a living selling vegetables at farmers markets.
- The children received cooking classes from local chefs who introduced them to cooking healthy foods such as vegetable soup and home made pizzas.
- I lived on vegetable stew, which became by Monday spicy vegetable stew and by Wednesday vegetable curry.
- The obvious choices are healthy vegetables like carrots, celery, and cherry tomatoes.
- Janet stood in her kitchen chopping vegetables for salad.
- There is no limit to what you can grow, from sweet peas to all types of vegetables and soft fruit.
- Most of the vegetables and fruit are grown organically on the estate and they also produce their own honey.
- He sells his fruit and vegetables locally for prices little higher than those for non-organic produce.
- Just about any book or article on nutrition recommends that we eat leafy green vegetables.
- Both dishes came with a mountain of fresh vegetables - spinach, carrots and green beans.
- She eats a lot of fruits and vegetables, but also red meat, poultry and fish from time to time.
- Scottish diets are high in fat and there is a marked deficiency of fruit and vegetables.
- Fruit and vegetables also contain non-essential nutrients called phytochemicals, which have some potent properties.
- The potato is the vegetable of choice in the United States.
- If you don't like spinach, try other green vegetables such as beans or bok choy.
- Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables to replenish the nutrients your body craves.
- A glass of fresh vegetable juice is a healthy snack that will provide your body with important nutrients.
- Vegetables like broccoli will soak up flavour best.
- The buffet-style meals include homemade tortillas, scrambled eggs, and vegetable soup with rice.
- Why not consider taking on an allotment and growing your own fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs.
- Garlic, oats, fresh fruit and fresh vegetables all help lower bad cholesterol - as does red wine.
2(inactive person) vegetal masculine informal(injured or disabled person) vegetal masculine offensive
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