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Herb

Noun

1. Any plants used for flavoring, food, medicine, or perfume. Culinary use typically distinguishes herbs as referring to the leafy green parts of a plant (either fresh or dried), from a “spice”, a product from another part of the plant (usually dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and fruits. (wikipedia.org)

2. Any green, leafy plant, or parts thereof, used to flavor or season food. (wiktionary.org)

3. (slang, euphemistic) Marijuana. (wiktionary.org)

4. In American botanical English the term is also used as an abbreviation of “herbaceous plant”. (wikipedia.org)

(Botany)
1. A plant whose stem is not woody and does not persist beyond each growing season. (wiktionary.org)

2. Any vascular plant that never produces a woody stem. (biology-online.org)

3. Any seed-bearing plant that does not have a woody stem and dies down to the ground after flowering. (Google Dictionary)

4. Plant whose roots, leaves or seeds, etc. are used in medicine. (wiktionary.org)

Word origin: From Old French erbe “grass, herb, plant” (12c.), from Latin herba “grass, an herb, herbage, turf.”

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