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  • noun Plural form of potherb.

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Examples

  • These vegetables are, however, probably more widely known as potherbs or greens.

    Culinary Herbs: Their Cultivation Harvesting Curing and Uses

  • Ground ivy is completely edible and was one of the "potherbs" harvested in early spring when little else was available.

    San Francisco Sentinel

  • The whole ground is enameled with our European flowers…with our apple, pear, plum, apricot and walnut trees…full of melons, pateques or water melons, water parsnips, red beet, radishes, most of our potherbs, and others with which we are unacquainted.

    Shadow Princess

  • The whole ground is enameled with our European flowers…with our apple, pear, plum, apricot and walnut trees…full of melons, pateques or water melons, water parsnips, red beet, radishes, most of our potherbs, and others with which we are unacquainted.

    Shadow Princess

  • The whole ground is enameled with our European flowers…with our apple, pear, plum, apricot and walnut trees…full of melons, pateques or water melons, water parsnips, red beet, radishes, most of our potherbs, and others with which we are unacquainted.

    Shadow Princess

  • And potherbs, steeped in vinegar, in porringers thereby!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • And of potherbs, mint, garlic, and onions; for what is acrid does not agree with a weak person.

    On The Sacred Disease

  • In front of it was a piece of garden ground, wherein waxed potherbs, and a little deal of wheat; and therein was

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Such persons should take less supper than they are wont, and a pudding of barley-meal more moist than usual instead of bread, and of potherbs the dock, or mallow, and ptisan, or beets, and along with the food they should take wine in moderation, and diluted with water; after supper they should take a short walk, until the urine descend and be passed; and they may use boiled fish.

    On Regimen In Acute Diseases

  • Studies showed they were used as potherbs, making perfumes or in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.

    Spices and herbs: Inseparable ingredients

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