her·​bol·​o·​gy (h)ər-ˈbä-lə-jē How to pronounce herbology (audio)

Examples of herbology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her character taught herbology and was the head of the Hufflepuff House. Christy Piña, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Mar. 2024 During the Italian Renaissance, medicine was a strange brew of philosophy, nature worship, alchemy, astrology, and herbology. Norman Weinstein, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Mar. 2024 Yes, indeed, Harry Potter’s herbology professor had some verdant thoughts about a scene with a murderous plant from another of her most famous films. Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times, 15 Sep. 2023 Children are encouraged to disconnect from Wi-Fi (only available in the villas) and connect with nature, themselves, and others through a variety of classes, including herbology, soap-making, kombucha-tasting, nutritional workshops, stargazing, and sea gardening. Leila Najafi, Robb Report, 9 May 2023 The Chinese Community Center also offers Asian Heritage Tours that focus on experiences like dumpling making, Chinese calligraphy, tai chi, tea tasting and herbology. Rebecca Treon, Chron, 28 Apr. 2023 This herbology sweater lowkey could be from Zara. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, 5 Dec. 2022 Joali Being also has all sorts of incredible wellness facilities that harness the power of the earth, from an overwater meditation deck to an outdoor sound therapy oasis to an herbology center led by a resident herbalist who creates natural treatments inspired by traditional Anatolian remedies. Annie Daly, Vogue, 30 Dec. 2021 The five-night minimum stay allows time to decompress through the spa's multiple treatments: Watsu therapy pools, sensory deprivation chambers, ayurvedic massages, and herbology lessons, among others. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of herbology was in 1891

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“Herbology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herbology. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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