Animal, Vegetable or Mineral

[,ænɪməl,vedʒitəblə'mɪnərəl]
"Живо́тное, расте́ние и́ли минера́л"
1) (детская игра; один из игроков задумывает предмет и называет ту категорию из трёх, к кот. он принадлежит; остальные отгадывают его, задавая определённое количество вопросов)
2) (аналогичная игра типа викторины для взрослых; ср. Twenty Questions)

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • vegetable — [[t]ve̱ʤtəb(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ vegetables 1) N COUNT Vegetables are plants such as cabbages, potatoes, and onions which you can cook and eat. A good general diet should include plenty of fresh vegetables. ...traditional Caribbean fruit and vegetables …   English dictionary

  • mineral — /min euhr euhl, min reuhl/, n. 1. any of a class of substances occurring in nature, usually comprising inorganic substances, as quartz or feldspar, of definite chemical composition and usually of definite crystal structure, but sometimes also… …   Universalium

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  • vegetable */*/*/ — UK [ˈvedʒtəb(ə)l] / US [ˈvedʒ(ə)təb(ə)l] noun Word forms vegetable : singular vegetable plural vegetables 1) a) [countable] a part of a plant used as food, for example a potato, bean, or cabbage Eat more fresh fruit, vegetables, and salads. We… …   English dictionary

  • vegetable — veg|e|ta|ble [ vedʒ(ə)təbl ] noun *** 1. ) count a part of a plant used as food, for example a potato, bean, or CABBAGE: We grow all our own vegetables and herbs. Eat more fresh fruit, vegetables, and salads. fresh/green/leafy vegetables a ) only …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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