herbaceous

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

her·ba·ceous

adjective \ˌ(h)ər-ˈbā-shəs\

: relating to herbs

: relating to a type of plant that has a soft stem

Full Definition of HERBACEOUS

1
a :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an herb
b of a stem :  having little or no woody tissue and persisting usually for a single growing season
2
:  having the texture, color, or appearance of a leaf

First Known Use of HERBACEOUS

1640

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