AskDefine | Define herbage

Dictionary Definition

herbage n : succulent herbaceous vegetation of pasture land [syn: pasturage]

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English

Etymology

Middle English herbage, from Old French erbage, from Medieval Latin herbagium, from herba, grass

Noun

  1. herbs collectively
  2. herbaceous plant growth, especially grass.
  3. the fleshy, often edible, parts of plants.
  4. right of pasture.

Translations

herbs collectively
herbaceous plant growth, especially grass
fleshy, often edible, parts of plants
right of pasture
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