yerba buena


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yer·ba bue·na

 (yâr′bə bwā′nə, yûr′bə)
n.
1. A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
2. Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.

[Spanish : yerba, herb + buena, good.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yerba buena - trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowersyerba buena - trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowers; used medicinally
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Micromeria, Micromeria - large genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs
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