Translation of "plant" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /plɑːnt/ us /plænt/

A1 a living thing that grows in the soil or water and has leaves and roots

Have you watered the plants? Hai annacquato le piante?
tomato plants piante di pomodoro
verb uk /plɑːnt/ us /plænt/

B1 to put seeds or plants in the ground so that they will grow

We planted some trees in the garden. Abbiamo piantato degli alberi in giardino.

to put a bomb somewhere so that it will explode there

mettere, piazzare
The bomb was planted near the army base. La bomba era stata piazzata vicino alla base militare.

(Translation of “plant” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)