[ ur-buh l, hur- ]
/ ˈɜr bəl, ˈhɜr- /


of, relating to, or consisting of herbs.


a book about herbs or plants, usually describing their medicinal values.
a herbarium.

Origin of herbal

First recorded in 1510–20, herbal is from the Medieval Latin word herbālis of, belonging to grass or herbs. See herb, -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for herbal

/ (ˈhɜːbəl) /


of or relating to herbs, usually culinary or medicinal herbs
Australian informal interested or participating in activities relating to esoteric philosophies, traditional remedies, etc


a book describing and listing the properties of plants
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