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Noun vegetation has 4 senses
- vegetation, flora - all the plant life in a particular region
--1 is a kind of collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
--1 is a member of biota, biology
--1 has particulars:
| ||brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket; growth; scrub, chaparral, bush; stand; forest, wood, woods; shrubbery; garden; brier, brierpatch, brier patch; groundcover, ground cover|
- vegetation - the process of growth in plants
--2 is a kind of growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis
- vegetation - an abnormal growth or excrescence (especially a warty excrescence on the valves of the heart)
--3 is a kind of excrescence
- vegetation - inactivity that is passive and monotonous, comparable to the inactivity of plant life; "their holiday was spent in sleep and vegetation"
--4 is a kind of quiescence, quiescency, dormancy, sleeping