Origin of herb
Related formsherb·less, adjectiveherb·like, adjective
Definition for herb (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for herb
The flowers and leaves of this herb are used to make medications and the supplement is popularly used for depression.Fish Oil, Turmeric, and Ginseng, Oh My! Are ‘Brain Foods’ B.S.?|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the herb has a huge following: almost 13 percent of Vermont residents report using in the last month.
Later, Herb decides that the story about how he made up that story is just as good.Intriguing, Humorous, Even Poetic: Peter Orner’s New Story Collection|Joseph Peschel|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Years ago, Ben Stein published a sweet eulogy for his departed father, the economist Herb Stein.
Journalist and activist Herb Boyd, who first met Malcolm X in 1958, on the latest tragedy.The Tragedy of the Malcolm X Family: Grandson Malcolm Shabazz Killed in Mexico|Herb Boyd|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That is the herb for things that have to do with the faeries.
Stretch out and gather a handful of an herb that will bring him back from whatever place he is in.The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays|William B. Yeats
Dioscorides affirmed that anyone who had taken the herb before being bitten would not be hurt by the poison of any serpent.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics|Richard Folkard
They process cloth from wool and flax before your eyes and explain with care the art of making homemade dyes from herb and bark.Blue Ridge Country|Jean Thomas
And even to-day the name “Herb of Grace” is sometimes applied to the common wayside flower which we illustrate.
British Dictionary definitions for herb
- any of various usually aromatic plants, such as parsley, rue, and rosemary, that are used in cookery and medicine
- (as modifier)a herb garden