Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 367 (Vegetable)

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#367. Vegetable. -- N. vegetable, vegetable kingdom; flora, verdure.

plant; tree, shrub, bush; creeper; herb, herbage; grass.

annual; perennial, biennial, triennial; exotic.

timber, forest; wood, woodlands; timberland; hurst[obs], frith[obs], holt, weald[obs], park, chase, greenwood, brake, grove, copse, coppice, bocage[obs], tope, clump of trees, thicket, spinet, spinney; underwood, brushwood; scrub; boscage, bosk[obs], ceja[Sp], chaparal, motte [obs][U.S.].; arboretum &c. 371.

bush, jungle, prairie; heath, heather; fern, bracken; furze, gorse, whin; grass, turf; pasture, pasturage; turbary[obs]; sedge, rush, weed; fungus, mushroom, toadstool; lichen, moss, conferva[obs], mold; growth; alfalfa, alfilaria[obs], banyan; blow, blowth[obs]; floret[obs], petiole; pin grass, timothy, yam, yew, zinnia.

foliage, branch, bough, ramage[obs], stem, tigella[obs]; spray &c. 51; leaf.

flower, blossom, bine[obs]; flowering plant; timber tree, fruit tree; pulse, legume.

Adj. vegetable, vegetal, vegetive[obs], vegitous|; herbaceous, herbal; botanic[obs]; sylvan, silvan[obs]; arborary[obs], arboreous[obs], arborescent[obs], arborical|; woody, grassy; verdant, verdurous; floral, mossy; lignous[obs], ligneous; wooden, leguminous; vosky[obs], cespitose[obs], turf-like, turfy; endogenous, exogenous.

Phr. "green-robed senators of mighty woods" [Keats]; "this is the forest primeval" [Longfellow].