[hur-bey-shuh s, ur-] /hɜrˈbeɪ ʃəs, ɜr-/
of, relating to, or characteristic of an herb; herblike.
designating or relating to plants or plant parts that are fleshy as opposed to woody: a herbaceous plant
(of petals and sepals) green and leaflike
of or relating to herbs
1640s, from Latin herbaceus, from herba (see herb).
A flowering plant whose stem does not produce woody tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season. Both grasses and forbs are herbs.
herbaceous adjective (hûr-bā’shəs, ûr-)
- 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 […]
[ur-buh l, hur-] /ˈɜr bəl, ˈhɜr-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or consisting of . noun 2. a book about or plants, usually describing their medicinal values. 3. a herbarium. /ˈhɜːbəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to herbs, usually culinary or medicinal herbs 2. (Austral, informal) interested or participating in activities relating to esoteric philosophies, […]
[hur-buh-list, ur-] /ˈhɜr bə lɪst, ˈɜr-/ noun 1. a person who collects or deals in herbs, especially medicinal herbs. 2. . 3. an author of an . 4. (formerly) a botanist. /ˈhɜːbəlɪst/ noun 1. a person who grows, collects, sells, or specializes in the use of herbs, esp medicinal herbs 2. (formerly) a descriptive botanist […]