herbaceous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (hûr-bā'shus, ûr-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an herb; herblike.
  2. (of plants or plant parts)
    1. not woody.
    2. having the texture, color, etc., of an ordinary foliage leaf.
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