Definitions

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  • n. A herbalist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A herbalist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in herbs; a herbalist.

Etymologies

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herb +‎ -ist

Examples

  • Whether, however, one got sick in those days and sent for the neighborhood herbist, or stayed well and hoed the corn, pealed bark to dye the home spun, or did whatever other chores the exigencies of a primitive life demanded, the end of the day at last came as it now comes.

    The Centennial of the University of Virginia, 1819-1921

  • Robelot occupied a little house of three rooms, where he lived by himself; one of the rooms served as a shop, and was full of plants, dried herbs, grain, and other articles appertaining to his vocation as an herbist.

    Crime d'Orcival. English

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