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[ur-bee, hur-bee]
adjective, herb·i·er, herb·i·est.
  1. abounding in herbs or grass.
  2. of, relating to, or characteristic of an herb or herbs in taste or appearance.
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Origin of herby

First recorded in 1545–55; herb + -y1
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adjective herbier or herbiest
  1. abounding in herbs
  2. of or relating to medicinal or culinary herbs
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