Vegetation of salts
Vegetation Veg`e*ta"tion, n. [Cf. F. v['e]g['e]tation, L. vegetatio an enlivening. See {Vegetable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of vegetating, or growing as a plant does; vegetable growth. [1913 Webster]

2. The sum of vegetable life; vegetables or plants in general; as, luxuriant vegetation. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) An exuberant morbid outgrowth upon any part, especially upon the valves of the heart. [1913 Webster]

{Vegetation of salts} (Old Chem.), a crystalline growth of an arborescent form. [1913 Webster]


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