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A low-growing geranium (Geranium robertianum) native to Eurasia, having divided leaves and small reddish-purple flowers.
[Middle English herbe Robert, from Old French erbe Robert, from Medieval Latin herba Robertī : Latin herba, herb + Robertī, genitive of Robertus, Robert.]
n, pl herbs Robert
(Plants) a low-growing N temperate geraniaceous plant, Geranium robertianum, with strongly scented divided leaves and small pink flowers
[C13: from Medieval Latin herba Roberti herb of Robert, probably named after St Robert, 11th-century French ecclesiastic]
n., pl. herbs Robert.
a wild geranium, Geranium robertianum, having fernlike, scented leaves and reddish purple flowers.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Medieval Latin herba Robertī Robert's herb]