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sweet basil

n.
See basil.

sweet basil

n
(Plants) See basil1

bas•il

(ˈbæz əl, ˈbæs-, ˈbeɪ zəl, -səl)

n.
any of several aromatic herbs belonging to the genus Ocimum, of the mint family, as O. basilicum (sweet basil), having bright green to purplish green ovate leaves used in cooking.
[1400–50; late Middle English basile < Middle French < Late Latin basilicum < Greek basilikón, neuter of basilikós royal =basil(eús) king + -ikos -ic]

Bas•il

(ˈbæz əl, ˈbæs-, ˈbeɪ zəl, -səl)

n.
Saint ( “the Great” ), A.D. 329?–379, bishop of Caesarea in Asia Minor (brother of Saint Gregory of Nyssa). Also called Basilius.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet basil - annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leavessweet basil - annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
sweet basil, basil - leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried
basil - any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
2.sweet basil - leaves of the common basilsweet basil - leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
common basil, Ocimum basilicum, sweet basil - annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
Translations

sweet basil

n. albahaca.
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Ocimum basilicum commonly known as "Tulsi" in Hindi and sweet basil in English belongs to the family Lamiaceae and is used in culinary and as ornamental herb [1-3].