Definition of herb
- planted parsley, basil, and rosemary in her herb garden
a dish seasoned with chopped fresh herbs
rosemary, sage, and other herbs
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a plant or a part of a plant that is used as medicine or to give flavor to food
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