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Noun: herb  (h)urb [N. Amer], hurb [Brit]
  1. A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
    - herbaceous plant
     
  2. Aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savoury qualities

Derived forms: herbs

Type of: flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning, tracheophyte, vascular plant

Encyclopedia: Herb, Mint & Lime