Vegetal vs Winterkill - What's the difference?

vegetal | winterkill |


As verbs the difference between vegetal and winterkill

is that vegetal is to vegetate while winterkill is to kill by the conditions of winter, especially the effect of the cold, freezing.

As a noun winterkill is

the mortality resulting from lethal wintry conditions among a human, animal and/or vegetal population.

vegetal

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • *, III.2.1.i:
  • Which although it be denominated from men, and most evident in them, yet it extends and shows itself in vegetal and sensible creatures […].
  • Pertaining to vegetables or plants.
  • (wine) Having a grassy, herbaceous taste.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete, chiefly, botany) Any vegetable organism.
  • * Burton
  • This melancholy extends itself not to men only, but even to vegetals and sensibles.
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    winterkill

    English

    Alternative forms

    * winter-kill * winter kill

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The mortality resulting from lethal wintry conditions among a human, animal and/or vegetal population.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To kill by the conditions of winter, especially the effect of the cold, freezing.
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  • To die from the above effects of winter conditions.
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