pot·​herb ˈpät-ˌərb How to pronounce potherb (audio)
: a usually leafy herb that is cooked for use as greens
also : one (such as mint) used to season food

Word History

First Known Use

1538, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of potherb was in 1538

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“Potherb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potherb. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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pot·​herb ˈpät-ˌ(h)ərb How to pronounce potherb (audio)
: an herb whose leaves or stems are boiled for use as greens
also : one (as mint) used to season food

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