Meaning of PLANT in English

PLANT

I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English ~ian, from Late Latin ~are to ~, fix in place, from Latin, to ~, from ~a ~ Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to put or set in the ground for growth , to set or sow with seeds or ~s, im~ , 2. establish , institute , colonize , settle , to place (animals) in a new locality, to stock with animals, 3. to place in or on the ground, to place firmly or forcibly , 4. conceal , to covertly place for discovery, publication, or dissemination, intransitive verb to ~ something, ~able adjective II. noun Etymology: Middle English ~e, from Old English, from Latin ~a Date: before 12th century 1. a young tree, vine, shrub, or herb ~ed or suitable for ~ing, any of a kingdom (Plantae) of multicellular eukaryotic mostly photosynthetic organisms typically lacking locomotive movement or obvious nervous or sensory organs and possessing cellulose cell walls, 2. the land, buildings, machinery, apparatus, and fixtures employed in carrying on a trade or an industrial business, a factory or workshop for the manufacture of a particular product, the total facilities available for production or service, the buildings and other physical equipment of an institution, an act of ~ing, something or someone ~ed, ~like adjective

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