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herb meaning

EN[hɜːb] [ɝb] [hɝb] [-ɜː(ɹ)b]
RP US [with silent <h>] US [with <h> pronounced as /h/]
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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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
    Related Links:
    1. en herbert
    2. en herbage
    3. fr herbage
    4. en herbaceous
    5. en herbivorous
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    Meaning of herb for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "herb" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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