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Synonyms of sweet basil

Noun


1. common basil, sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum, basil

usage: annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs

2. basil, sweet basil, herb

usage: leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

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