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For it would seem to be a law of vegetal growth that reproduction should begin in decomposition and decay.

Hence Life, either as a preëxisting cause or vital agency, must precede both animal and vegetal organism.

Seams of graphite may therefore represent accumulations of vegetal matter such as seaweed.

The Elements of GeologyWilliam Harmon Norton

Of course there must be nutrition suitable to the organism; mineral for the vegetal, and vegetal for the animal.

AstronomyDavid Todd

Now, inorganic food is generally diffused in the waters, so that the vegetal feeders have no incentive to develop mobility.

Whether one be seeking ferns or fungi or orchids or almost anything else vegetal, each hour will bring him some new delight.

I am inclined to the view that here, as in 124 the preceding case, the resemblance to a vegetal growth is purely adventitious.

The Eskimos at the Moravian stations put their vegetal charges to bed each night with long covers over the rows.

Le Petit NordAnne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding

I never could call a Yo-Semite crag inorganic, as I used to speak of everything not strictly animal or vegetal.

The shorter the annual period the more would the vegetal approximate to the animal, and vice versa.

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