- not woody.
- having the texture, color, etc., of an ordinary foliage leaf.
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Origin of herbaceous
OTHER WORDS FROM herbaceousher·ba·ceous·ly, adverbsem·i·her·ba·ceous, adjectiveun·her·ba·ceous, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for herbaceous
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