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  • adj. Of or pertaining to herbs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the nature of, pertaining to, or covered with, herbs or herbage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to herbs; a bounding with or affected by herbs; herbaceous.


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  • I often share her "herby" thoughts with my fellow herbies at the Qld Herb Society.

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  • There is much raving from across the table about the flavour of the eggs ( "herby") and even the toast wins props as it too is slathered with an herb butter.

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  • Vegetarian pepperoni and chicken, along with a packet of mixed Asiago and Provolone cheese cubes, got layered on top of an herby tomato paste base, then I sealed them up, cut some steam vents and popped 'em in the oven.

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  • Boyle + Gardner for The Wall Street Journal/Food Styling by Karen Evans Clockwise from left: Lardo and rosemary, cherry tomato and almond, walnut, arugula and pistachio pestos Pesto is a gift from summer — a nutty, herby distillation of a sweet-smelling, sunshine-loving herb.

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  • Fine James, I herby amend #39 from “Hemingway/Rosseauian” to “Hemingway.”

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  • Although in theory the aniseed flavour should pair perfectly with seafood, in this instance it adds a distracting sweet herby note that spoils the zesty partnership between garlic and clam.

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  • They are firmer than cakes but full of herby goodness, unlike fingers.

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  • I, The Rev. Charles S. Currie, Jr., do herby solemnly swear not to purchase any additional books until the ones currently on my desk have been completed in full.


  • The former is found at the entrance to Shepherd's Bush market, where, from a simple cafe unit, Ahmad Yassine dispenses nutty, herby crisp-fried falafel of a remarkable fluffy lightness in various wraps.

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