Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A plant whose leaves, stems, or flowers are cooked and eaten or used as seasoning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any plant whose leaves, stems or flowers may be used as a culinary herb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning

Etymologies

pot +‎ herb (Wiktionary)

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