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vegetationveg‧e‧ta‧tion /ˌvedʒɪˈteɪʃən/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] formal  HBPplants in general Lefkas has an abundance of lush green vegetation.
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vegetationThe most sophisticated farmers are the leaf-cutting ants, which cultivate fungus on fresh vegetation thanks to an assembly-line of specialised castes.Readings showed levels of 56,000 becquerels per kilogram in vegetation and soil samples.Pockets of live vegetation dot the otherwise black-and-white landscape, places randomly spared by arbitrary shifts of wind and fire.A deep path cut through the lush and noisy vegetation.Breeds on still and slow-moving fresh water with dense fringe of vegetation, also marshes, fens, bogs.And where was his companion, who went down with him just now, into a sprawl of vegetation?For example, pack horses hauled some vegetation from the floor of Supai Canyon, home of the Havasupai people.The vegetation had a dank and wintry look to it still, quite different from the lowlands.They made their way through the thick vegetation in the valley.
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