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English definition of “plant”

plant

verb (LIVING THING)    /plɑːnt/ US  /plænt/
B1 [T] to put a plant into the ground or into a container of earth so that it will grow: We planted trees and bushes in our new garden. Hyacinth bulbs planted in pots now will flower early in the spring.Gardening - general words [T] If you plant a particular area, you put plants into the ground there: The plot was surrounded by a stone wall and planted with flowering trees. a densely planted garden (= one in which the plants are close together)Gardening - general words planting     /ˈplɑːn.tɪŋ/ US  /ˈplæn.t̬ɪŋ/ noun [C or U] Heavy rain delayed planting in parts of Indiana.Gardening - general words
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