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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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My Moms pharmacist was herb and mom would call and Herb would get her stuff ready always on a Friday evening.
As always, representin 'Herb, going down ... to YUMtown. posted by Mungowitz @ 4/29/2009 03: 17: 00 AM
Furthermore, we have mutual friends in Herb Leibowitz, founder and editor of Parnassus Poetry Review and Susan Yankowitz, novelist and award-winning playwright (her gorgeous play Night Sky is among her more oft-produced and translated plays, but I digress).
Well, if you want to downsize the Big Banks, it sounds like Herb is your Go-To guy.
Herb is the executive chef at the Tribeca Grand in New York City.
I am standing with a small group of my classmates ankle deep in manure wearing a forest green coverall that has the name Herb embroidered over the chest pocket.
And if you toss in Herb Brown, an assistant coach on his younger brother's staff, their lifetime collection of wedding rings (six) begins to approach Jackson's number of championship rings (nine).
Lennox-you know how those votes were very discriminately scattered across Canada where they were most needed and mine would hardly be noticed in Herb Lennox's poll.
"I call Herb the most tormented man in America," Mr. Quintanilla said.
Others have suggested that Ryan’s big ad buy has more to do with his interest in Herb Kohl’s seat when the Democrat retires from the U.S. Senate.