What does the word vegetation mean?

Usage examples for vegetation

  1. As Monsieur Loisir, the architect from Paris, said to Genifrede, it appeared as if vegetation itself went on to music. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  2. May it not also be dreaded, to mention it by the Way, that the same Cause, the Almanacs, may prove injurious to their rural Oeconomy and Management; and that by advising with the Moon, who has no Influence, and is of no Consequence in Vegetation or other Country Business, they may be wanting in a due Attention to such other Circumstances and Regulations, as are of real Importance in them? – Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
  3. " Such a place for vegetation I never saw," cried Nelly. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever