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Herb meaning

EN[hɜː(ɹ)b] [-ɜː(ɹ)b]
WHerb
  • In general use, herbs are any plants used for food, flavoring, medicine, or perfume. Culinary use typically distinguishes herbs from spices.
  • In American botanical English the word "herb" is also used as a synonym of "herbaceous plant".
  • Herbs have a variety of uses including culinary, medicinal, and in some cases spiritual usage. General usage of the term "herb" differs between culinary herbs and medicinal herbs.
  • The word "herb" is pronounced /ˈɜrb/ by most North American speakers and in some dialects in the UK, or /ˈhɜrb/ by some North American speakers and in all other English-speaking countries.
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    Definition of Herb in English Dictionary

  • Proper noun
    1. A diminutive of the male given name Herbert.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • “Great googly-moogly!” the Vinaigrettes cry together. “We're rich,” says Olive. “It's a mighty fine find,” says Herb.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Diminutive nouns
          • Diminutives of male given names
          • Proper nouns
        Related Links:
        1. en Herbie
        2. en Herbart
        3. en Herbert
        4. en Herbartian
        5. en Herbrandization
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of Herb for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "Herb" is a noun, more specifically, a diminutive noun and a proper noun.
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