wild basil

noun

Definition of wild basil

1 : an aromatic herb (Clinopodium vulgare synonym Satureia vulgaris) that is widely distributed in the U.S., Europe, and Asia and that has capitate clusters of small pink-and-white flowers

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“Wild basil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20basil. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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