herb Robert

herb Rob·​ert | \ ˈ(h)ərb-ˈrä-bərt \

Definition of herb Robert

 (Entry 1 of 5)

: a low annual or biennial geranium (Geranium robertianum) with small reddish-purple flowers

Robert I

biographical name (1)
Rob·​ert I | \ ˈrä-bərt \

Definition of Robert I (Entry 2 of 5)

died 1035 the Devil Duke of Normandy (1027–35) father of William the Conqueror

Robert I

biographical name (2)

Definition of Robert I (Entry 3 of 5)

1274–1329 the Bruce \ ˈbrüs \ king of Scotland (1306–1329)

Robert Guiscard

biographical name (3)
Robert Guis·​card | \ -gē-ˈskär \

Definition of Robert Guiscard (Entry 4 of 5)

circa 1015–1085 Robert de Hauteville Norman military leader

Robert of Lincoln

Rob·​ert of Lin·​coln | \ ˌräbərtə(v)ˈliŋkən\

Definition of Robert of Lincoln (Entry 5 of 5)

First Known Use of herb Robert


13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for herb Robert


Medieval Latin herba Roberti, probably from Robertus (St. Robert) †1067 French ecclesiastic

alteration (influenced by the name Robert and by English of) of obsolete English Bob-o-Lincoln

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to gather or build up little by little

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