American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who grows, collects, or specializes in the use of herbs, especially medicinal herbs.
- n. See herb doctor.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is skilled in the knowledge of plants, or makes collections of them.
- n. A dealer in medicinal plants, or one who treats disease with botanical remedies only.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One skilled in the knowledge of plants; a collector of, or dealer in, herbs, especially medicinal herbs.
- n. a therapist who heals by the use of herbs
“‘Not altogether,’ said the old man; ‘besides being a viper-hunter, I am what they call a herbalist, one who knows the virtue of particular herbs; I gather them at the proper season, to make medicines with for the sick.’”
“Not altogether," said the old man; "besides being a viper-hunter, I am what they call a herbalist, one who knows the virtue of particular herbs; I gather them at the proper season, to make medicines with for the sick.”
“Not altogether,' said the old man; 'besides being a viper-hunter, I am what they call a herbalist, one who knows the virtue of particular herbs; I gather them at the proper season, to make medicines with for the sick.”
“TreeHugger contributor Sami Grover has suggested that equipment developed for a “certain herbalist demographic” is very effective at growing food without soil, often indoors under artificial light.”
“The Cress of the herbalist is a noun of multitude: it comprises several sorts, differing in kind but possessing the common properties of wholesomeness and pungency.”
“Powdered cayenne, known as the herbalist’s first aid herb, can be used externally for bleeding cuts or internally for sinus headaches, asthma attacks, to stop nosebleeds, or to revive your child from a fainting spell.”
“This technique, developed by naprapathic physician and herbalist Dr. Rosita Arvigo and based on traditional healing methods of Maya medicine, addresses pelvic flow and organ alignment through abdominal and sacral massage, for both women and men.”
“Good on you for listening to a real doctor and getting the vaccine instead of having a shaman herbalist chant for health instead.”
“The physician and herbalist John Gerard observed in 1597 that a pernicious crop-killer called dodder, or strangleweed, "changeth and altereth" according to its companion plants.”
“Tracy S. Morris is a writer, photographer, gardener, herbalist and self-proclaimed kamikaze speller.”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
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