A plant is a living organism with multiple cells that produce its food through photosynthesis.
An example of a plant is a flower or vegetable.
The definition of a plant is a factory.(noun)
An example of plant is where running shoes are produced.
A plant is a person who has been secretly placed into a situation in order to report back to someone.(noun)
An example of plant is an undercover FBI agent acting as a drug dealer.
Plant means to put something in the ground.(verb)
An example of plant is putting a zucchini seedling in soil.
See plant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME plante < OE < L planta, sprout, twig, prob. back-form. < plantare, to smooth the soil for planting < planta, sole of the foot < IE *plat-, var. of base *pla-, broad, flat > plain
Origin: ME planten < OE plantian & OFr planter, both < L plantare < the n.
See plant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English plante
Origin: , from Old English
Origin: and Old French
Origin: , both from Latin planta, sprout, seedling; see plat- in Indo-European roots.
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