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1. Relating to or characteristic of an herb as distinguished from a woody plant.
2. Green and leaflike in appearance or texture.
[From Latin herbāceus, from herba, herb.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Botany) designating or relating to plants or plant parts that are fleshy as opposed to woody: a herbaceous plant.
2. (Botany) (of petals and sepals) green and leaflike
3. (Botany) of or relating to herbs
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
her•ba•ceous(hɜrˈbeɪ ʃəs, ɜr-)
a. (of a plant or plant part) not woody.
b. having the texture, color, etc., of an ordinary foliage leaf.
2. of or characteristic of an herb.
[1640–50; < Latin herbāceus grassy, like grass =herb(a) grass, herbs + -āceus -aceous]
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Describes a plant with little or no wood.
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|Adj.||1.||herbaceous - characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part|
nonwoody - not woody; not consisting of or resembling wood
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herbaceous[hɜːˈbeɪʃəs] ADJ → herbáceo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
herbaceous[hɜːrˈbeɪʃəs] adj → herbacé(e)herbaceous border n (British) → bordure f de plantes herbacées
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj → krautig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
herbaceous[hɜːˈbeɪʃəs] adj → erbaceo/a
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