herb: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ûrb or, esp. Brit., hûrb), [key]
— n.
  1. a flowering plant whose stem above ground does not become woody.
  2. such a plant when valued for its medicinal properties, flavor, scent, or the like.
  3. Often,marijuana.
  4. herbage.
  5. to use full power, esp. in accelerating a car.


Pronunciation: (hûrb), [key]
— n.
  1. a male given name, form of
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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