of, relating to, or characteristic of an herb; herblike.
(of plants or plant parts)
having the texture, color, etc., of an ordinary foliage leaf.
- her·ba·ceous·ly, adverb
- sem·i·her·ba·ceous, adjective
- un·her·ba·ceous, adjective
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Cooling cucumber and sweet strawberries combined with herbaceous Pimm’s make this cocktail a must-have this summer, especially while watching a tennis match.
As a bonus, the dish presents as if it took a lot of effort — enticingly saucy, layered with exciting flavors, fresh and herbaceous, yet filling.Afghan-style grilled eggplant with tomatoes and yogurt is a summer dish to have on repeat | Ellie Krieger | July 1, 2021 | Washington Post
So it was probably inevitable that Chopped—a consistent ratings driver for Food Network, which has cranked out well over 500 episodes of the show since its 2009 debut—would complete the circle with its own herbaceous take on the cooking competition.
The result is a delightful wine with herbaceous red-fruit flavors and a sappy mouthfeel that left me with a smile.This $14 Italian red is a gem that invites a pairing with a pot roast or pasta | Dave McIntyre | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
It is not overtly hoppy, and the herbaceous, citrusy notes replace any bitter ones.
They are vinous, herbaceous, and reminiscent of sourdough yeast starter.
We sampled dozens of olive varieties, ranging from light and briny to cured and herbaceous.
The indigo plant is herbaceous, and from one to three feet high, with delicate bluish-green leaves.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
The herbaceous portion was so covered with feathers that nothing could be seen of its surface.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony | Washington Matthews
In botany, a genus of beautiful flowering herbaceous plants, of the nat.
Owing to the burning heats which blight these districts, herbaceous plants are developed with extraordinary rapidity.The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
She was extremely fond of an herbaceous garden—her main consciousness was of herbaceous possibilities.The Tragic Muse | Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for herbaceous
designating or relating to plants or plant parts that are fleshy as opposed to woody: a herbaceous plant
(of petals and sepals) green and leaflike
of or relating to herbs
- herbaceously, adverb
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