herb Barbara

noun

herb Bar·​ba·​ra
-ˈbärb(ə)rə,
-ˈbȧb-
plural herbs Barbara or herb Barbaras

Word History

Etymology

translation of Medieval Latin or New Latin herba (Sanctae) Barbarae, from Barbara (St. Barbara) 3d century Christian martyr

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“Herb Barbara.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herb%20Barbara. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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