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

  • n. See basil.

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  • n. an herb used for seasoning (Ocimum basilicum)

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  • n. annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
  • n. leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

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