Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun herb

2 senses of herb

Sense 1
herb, herbaceous plant -- (a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests)
       => vascular plant, tracheophyte -- (green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms)

Sense 2
herb -- (aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities)
       => flavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoning -- (something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts)

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