Origin of herbalist
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Examples from the Web for herbalist
It was between this convent and a herbalist's that the shop transformed into a studio was situated.
I believe he has a weakness for your neighbour, the herbalist woman.
The herbalist felt the energy of his language and was subdued.The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector
The herbalist, talking volubly, accompanied him to the door.A Day with William Shakespeare
Gerarde, the great English herbalist, 1597, does not mention them.The Peaches of New York
U. P. Hedrick
- a person who grows, collects, sells, or specializes in the use of herbs, esp medicinal herbs
- (formerly) a descriptive botanist
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Word Origin and History for herbalist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- One who grows, collects, or specializes in the use of herbs, especially medicinal herbs.
- herb doctor
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