1. [ noun ] (botany) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Synonyms: herbaceous_plant
Related terms: vascular_plant legume clover banana plantain_lily dandelion goldenseal false_rue_anemone buttercup giant_buttercup false_bugbane goldthread barrenwort coral_necklace arum ginseng American_ginseng wild_ginger heartleaf caryophyllaceous_plant mouse-ear_chickweed drypis chickweed globeflower draba amaranth New_Zealand_spinach winter_aconite butterbur honesty goosefoot orach halogeton barilla glasswort pokeweed purslane rock_purslane Indian_lettuce spiderflower clammyweed crucifer stonecress horseradish hoary_alison sea-rocket sea_kale tansy_mustard wall_rocket white_rocket leopard_plant rocket tansy-leaved_rocket woad bladderpod bladderpod chamois_cress red_fox thorny_amaranth hedge_mustard costusroot black_salsify bloodroot fumitory bleeding_heart Dutchman's_breeches squirrel_corn achillea white_snakeroot pellitory andryala ladies'_tobacco cat's_foot arnica lamb_succory ayapana balsamroot Indian_plantain safflower chamomile chaenactis chicory endive coreopsis leopard's-bane globe_thistle elephant's-foot tassel_flower tassel_flower hemp_agrimony dog_fennel Joe-Pye_weed boneset Joe-Pye_weed gumweed vegetable_sheep sneezeweed hawkweed alpine_coltsfoot inula krigia lettuce fringepod tarweed sweet_false_chamomile pineapple_weed rattlesnake_root lion's_foot butterweed golden_groundsel cockscomb winter_heliotrope sweet_coltsfoot hawkweed stevia rattlesnake_root pteropogon fleabane sheep_plant creeping_zinnia sawwort milk_thistle bladderpod stevia costmary prickly_poppy camphor_dune_tansy pyrethrum feverfew cottonweed salsify wild_vanilla scentless_camomile turfing_daisy turfing_daisy coltsfoot ironweed loasa campanula primrose pimpernel sea_milkwort loosestrife plumbago gramineous_plant herbage bur_reed lobelia okra vegetable simple galax wintergreen pipsissewa one-flowered_wintergreen columbo green_gentian marsh_felwort bloodwort kangaroo_paw willowherb evening_primrose canna maranta periwinkle Musa_ensete bird_of_paradise ginger turmeric grains_of_paradise cardamom reseda viola false_nettle pellitory-of-the-wall kniphofia asparagus asparagus_fern aspidistra climbing_onion hepatica herb_Paris pia wild_senna kidney_vetch crotalaria prairie_mimosa goat's_rue licorice wild_licorice winged_pea medic sainfoin shamrock_pea breadroot bush_pea bird's_foot_trefoil fenugreek plantain mayapple
2. [ noun ] (food) aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Related terms: flavorer sage chives hyssop borage fennel mint comfrey coriander costmary lemon_balm caraway lovage marjoram chervil parsley rosemary rue bay_leaf savory sweet_woodruff sweet_cicely tarragon thyme angelica dill tea fines_herbes basil
3. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9558
4. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1109
Similar spelling:   hereby