herbaceous

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adjective her·ba·ceous \ˌ(h)ər-ˈbā-shəs\

Definition of herbaceous

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an herbb of a stem :  having little or no woody tissue and persisting usually for a single growing season

  2. 2 :  having the texture, color, or appearance of a leaf

1640

First Known Use of herbaceous

1640



HERBACEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

herbaceous

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adjective her·ba·ceous \ˌ(h)ər-ˈbā-shəs\

Definition of herbaceous for English Language Learners

  • : relating to herbs

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

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