Vegetables Name in English

Vegetables Name in English List

artichoke in English

a tall plant with a rounded edible top that is enclosed by thick, pointed leaves

Artichoke

/ˈɑː.tɪ.tʃəʊk/

UK
UK

/ˈɑːr.t̬ə.tʃoʊk/

US
US

Ex. When should I plant artichokes?

asparagus in English

a plant with pale green, juicy stems that are cooked and eaten as a vegetable

Asparagus

/əˈspær.ə.ɡəs/

UK
UK

/əˈsper.ə.ɡəs/

US
US

Ex. Now is the time to plant asparagus for a crop next year.

aubergine

an oval, purple vegetable that is white inside and is usually eaten cooked

Eggplant

/ˈeɡ.plɑːnt/

UK
UK

Aubergine

/ˈoʊ.bɚ.ʒiːn/

US
US

Ex. Some roast tomatoes and grilled eggplants (aubergines) would also be good with this.

beet in English

the small, round, dark red root of a plant, which is cooked and eaten as a vegetable

Beetroot

/ˈbiːt.ruːt/

UK
UK

Beet

/biːt/

US
US

Ex. Sugar beetroot (beet) is planted.

bell pepper in English

a hollow green, red, or yellow vegetable with seeds.

Pepper

/ˈpep.ər/

UK
UK

Bell pepper

/ˈbel ˌpep.ɚ/

US
US

Ex. Combine all ingredients except the red pepper (bell pepper).

broccoli in English

a vegetable with green stalks and green or purple tops.

Broccoli

/ˈbrɒk.əl.i/

UK
UK

/ˈbrɑː.kəl.i/

US
US

Ex. Now he knows the real names of broccoli and cauliflower.

cabbage in English

a round vegetable with white, green, or purple leaves that are usually eaten cooked.

Cabbage

/ˈkæb.ɪdʒ/

UK
UK

/ˈkæb.ɪdʒ/

US
US

Ex. We have grown a lot of cabbages this year.

carrot in English

a long pointed orange root is eaten as a vegetable

Carrot

/ˈkær.ət/

UK
UK

/ˈker.ət/

US
US

Ex. If you put carrot tops in the water they start to grow.

cauliflower in English

a large round vegetable that has a hard white center surrounded by green leaves.

Cauliflower

/ˈkɒl.ɪˌflaʊ.ər/

UK
UK

/ˈkɑː.ləˌflaʊ.ɚ/

US
US

Ex. If you are cooking a large cauliflower, double the ingredients for the sauce.

celery in English

a vegetable with long pale green stalks. It is eaten raw in salads.

Celery

/ˈsel.ər.i/

UK
UK

/ˈsel.ɚ.i/

US
US

Ex. Chop the celery into small pieces.

corn in English

a tall plant is grown in many parts of the world for its yellow seeds

Corn

/kɔːn/

UK
UK

/kɔːrn/

US
US

Ex. The result was a very large crop of wheat and corn.

courgette

a long, thin vegetable with dark green skin.

Courgette

/kɔːˈʒet/

UK
UK

Zucchini

/zuːˈkiː.ni/

US
US

Ex. Replace the prawns with veggies such as carrots, courgette (zucchini), and peppers.

cucumber in English

a long thin vegetable with a hard green skin and wet transparent flesh. It is eaten raw in salads

Cucumber

/ˈkjuː.kʌm.bər/

UK
UK

/ˈkjuː.kʌm.bɚ/

US
US

Ex. I had a tuna and cucumber sandwich.

green bean in English

a long narrow beans that are eaten as a vegetable.

French bean

/ˌfrentʃ ˈbiːn/

UK
UK

Green bean

/ˌɡriːn ˈbiːn/

US
US

Ex. Remove the garlic and add the tomato, french bean (green beans), and basil.

Green Onion in English

a long, thin, green and white onion

Spring onion

 

/ˌsprɪŋ ˈʌn.jən/

UK
UK

Green onion

/ˌɡriːn ˈʌn.jən/

US
US

Ex. The Spring onions (green onions) have been pickled in brine.

leek in English

a long, white vegetable with green leaves on top that tastes and smells like an onion

Leek

/liːk/

UK
UK

/liːk/

US
US

Ex. She carries our bags and warms some leek and potato soup.

lettuce

a plant with large green leaves that is the basic ingredient of many salads.

Lettuce

/ˈlet.ɪs/

UK
UK

/ˈlet̬.ɪs/

US
US

Ex. I’d like a ham sandwich on rye, hold the lettuce.

mushroom in English

a fungus with a round top and short stem. Some types of mushroom can be eaten

Mushroom

/ˈmʌʃ.ruːm/

UK
UK

/ˈmʌʃ.rʊm/

US
US

Ex. I can recommend the chicken in mushroom sauce – it’s delicious.

onion

a round vegetable with brown skin that grows underground. 

Onion

/ˈʌn.jən/

UK
UK

/ˈʌn.jən/

US
US

Ex. I always cry when I’m chopping onions.

Pea in English

round green seeds that grow in long thin cases and are eaten as a vegetable.

Pea

/piː/

UK
UK

/piː/

US
US

Ex. We don’t have any fresh vegetables, only frozen peas.

potato

are quite round vegetables with brown or red skins and white insides. They grow under the ground.

Potato

/pəˈteɪ.təʊ/

UK
UK

/pəˈteɪ.t̬oʊ/

US
US

Ex. Could you peel the potatoes for me, please?

pumpkin in English

a large, round vegetable with hard, yellow or orange flesh

Pumpkin

/ˈpʌmp.kɪn/

UK
UK

/ˈpʌmp.kɪn/

US
US

Ex. What is the difference between pumpkins and squash?

Radish in English

are small red or white vegetables that are the roots of a plant.

Radish

/ˈræd.ɪʃ/

UK
UK

/ˈræd.ɪʃ/

US
US

Ex. Probably you could grow lettuces and radishes in greenhouses.

squash

a vegetable with a hard skin and many seeds at its center

Squash

/skwɒʃ/

UK
UK

/skwɑːʃ/

US
US

Ex. Peel the squash then cut the flesh into chunks.

sweet potato

are vegetables that look like large ordinary potatoes but taste sweet.

Sweet potato

/ˌswiːt pəˈteɪ.təʊ/

UK
UK

/ˌswiːt pəˈteɪ.t̬oʊ/

US
US

Ex. Eat sweet potatoes and brown rice instead.

tomato

round, red fruit with a lot of seeds, eaten cooked or uncooked as a vegetable

Tomato

/təˈmɑː.təʊ/

UK
UK

/təˈmeɪ.t̬oʊ/

US
US

Ex. All the tomato plants are infected with a virus.

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