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- proper n. A diminutive of the male given name Herbert
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after flowering.
- n. Grass; herbage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant in which the stem does not become woody and persistent, but dies annually or after flowering down to the ground at least: thus distinguished from a shrub or tree, which has a woody stem or trunk.
- n. Specifically A herbaceous plant used officinally.
- n. That part of a vegetable which springs from the root and is terminated by the fructification, including the stem or stalk, the leaves, etc.
- n. Synonyms Plant, Shrub, etc. See vegetable, n.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
- n. a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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