wild basil

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Noun1.Wild basil - aromatic herb having heads of small pink or whitish flowerswild basil - aromatic herb having heads of small pink or whitish flowers; widely distributed in United States, Europe and Asia
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Columbine and Ladysmock, Marjoram and Wild Basil, the Cowslip and the Flower-de-luce, the Daffodil and the Clove-Pink bloomed or blossomed in their proper order as the months went by, one flower taking another flower's place, so that there were always beautiful things to look at, and pleasant odours to smell.
He was fascinated by their garlands, most of which were made using wild basil and jasmine picked in the foothills of the Habala Mountains.
3 THERE are more than 160 different varieties including Indian holy basil, wild basil and lemon-scented basil.