veg


veg
[[t]ve̱ʤ[/t]]
N-VAR
(veg is both the singular and the plural form.)
Veg are plants such as cabbages, potatoes, and onions which you can cook and eat. Veg is an abbreviation for `vegetables'. [mainly BRIT, INFORMAL]

...fruit and veg.

...youngsters who prefer burgers to meat and two veg.

(in AM, usually use veggies)

English dictionary. 2008.

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