a department in S France. 2403 sq. mi. (6225 sq. km).
a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Montpellier. Pop: 945 901 (2003 est). Area: 6224 sq km (2427 sq miles)
[urb or, esp. British, hurb] /ɜrb or, esp. British, hɜrb/ noun 1. a flowering plant whose stem above ground does not become woody. 2. such a plant when valued for its medicinal properties, flavor, scent, or the like. 3. Often, the herb. Slang. . 4. Archaic. . Idioms 5. give it the herbs, Australian Slang. […]
[hur-bey-shuh s, ur-] /hɜrˈbeɪ ʃəs, ɜr-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of an herb; herblike. 2. /hɜːˈbeɪʃəs/ adjective 1. designating or relating to plants or plant parts that are fleshy as opposed to woody: a herbaceous plant 2. (of petals and sepals) green and leaflike 3. of or relating to herbs adj. 1640s, […]
- Herbaceous border
noun 1. a flower bed that primarily contains nonwoody perennials rather than annuals
[ur-bij, hur-] /ˈɜr bɪdʒ, ˈhɜr-/ noun 1. nonwoody vegetation. 2. the succulent parts, leaves and stems, of herbaceous plants. 3. Law. the right to pasture one’s cattle on another’s land. 4. British. vegetation grazed by animals; pasturage. /ˈhɜːbɪdʒ/ noun 1. herbaceous plants collectively, esp the edible parts on which cattle, sheep, etc, graze 2. the […]