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A broad-leaved herb other than a grass, especially one growing in a field, prairie, or meadow.
[From Greek phorbē, fodder, from pherbein, to graze.]
(Plants) any herbaceous plant that is not a grass
[C20: from Greek phorbē food, from pherbein to graze]
any herbaceous plant that is not a grass or not grasslike.
[1920–25; < Greek phorbḗ food, fodder, derivative of phérbein to feed]