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[hur-buh-list, ur-] /ˈhɜr bə lɪst, ˈɜr-/

a person who collects or deals in herbs, especially medicinal herbs.
an author of an .
(formerly) a botanist.
a person who grows, collects, sells, or specializes in the use of herbs, esp medicinal herbs
(formerly) a descriptive botanist

1590s; see herbal + -ist. Earlier such a person might have been called herber (early 13c. as a surname).

herbalist herb·al·ist (ûr’bə-lĭst, hûr’-)


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