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herb Paris

  

      n   pl   , herbs Paris   a Eurasian woodland plant, Paris quadrifolia, with a whorl of four leaves and a solitary yellow flower: formerly used medicinally: family Trilliaceae  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin herba paris, literally: herb of a pair: so called because the four leaves on the stalk look like a true lovers' knot; associated in folk etymology with Paris, France)  
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herb     (U.S.)  
      n  
1    a seed-bearing plant whose aerial parts do not persist above ground at the end of the growing season; herbaceous plant  
2   
a    any of various usually aromatic plants, such as parsley, rue, and rosemary, that are used in cookery and medicine  
b    (as modifier)  
a herb garden     
3      (Caribbean)      a slang term for       marijuana  
     (C13: from Old French herbe, from Latin herba grass, green plants)  
  herblike      adj  


herb bennet  
      n   a Eurasian and N African rosaceous plant, Geum urbanum, with yellow flowers,   (Also called)    wood avens, bennet  
     (C13 herbe beneit, from Old French herbe benoite, literally: blessed herb, from Medieval Latin herba benedicta)  
herb Christopher  
      n   pl   , herbs Christopher      another name for       baneberry  
     (C16: named after St Christopher)  
herb Gerard  
      n   pl   , herbs Gerard      another name for       goutweed  
     (C16: named after St Gerard (feast day April 23), who was invoked by those suffering from gout)  
herb layer  
      n      See       layer       2  
herb of grace  
      n   an archaic name for rue (the plant)  
herb Paris  
      n   pl   , herbs Paris   a Eurasian woodland plant, Paris quadrifolia, with a whorl of four leaves and a solitary yellow flower: formerly used medicinally: family Trilliaceae  
     (C16: from Medieval Latin herba paris, literally: herb of a pair: so called because the four leaves on the stalk look like a true lovers' knot; associated in folk etymology with Paris, France)  
herb Robert  
      n   pl   , herbs Robert   a low-growing N temperate geraniaceous plant, Geranium robertianum, with strongly scented divided leaves and small purplish flowers  
     (C13: from Medieval Latin herba Roberti herb of Robert, probably named after St Robert, 11th-century French ecclesiastic)  

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