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Types of vegetable - synonyms or related words

baby

adjective

baby vegetables are smaller than usual and have a sweeter taste

greens

noun

spoken the green leaves of vegetables, especially when they have been cooked

root vegetable

noun

a vegetable such as a carrot whose root is the part that is eaten

squash

noun

a large hard vegetable with very thick skin

out of season

not grown at the normal time or under normal conditions

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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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