Definition of Potherb

1. Noun. Any of various herbaceous plants whose leaves or stems or flowers are cooked and used for food or seasoning.

Generic synonyms: Veg, Vegetable, Veggie



Definition of Potherb

1. Noun. Any plant whose leaves, stems or flowers may be used as a culinary herb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Potherb

1. any herb used as a food or seasoning [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Potherb

potently
potentness
potents
potes
potful
potfuls
potgun
potguns
pothead
potheads
pothecaries
pothecary
potheen
potheens
pother
potherb (current term)
potherbs
pothered
pothering
pothers
pothery
potholder
potholders
pothole
potholed
potholer
potholers
potholes
potholing
pothook

Literary usage of Potherb

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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"Young tips used as a potherb. Probably other species may be used as food. ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. ... A triplex patula. ORACH. Young plants used as a potherb. ..."

2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Young tips used as a potherb. Probably other species may be used as food. ... Young plants used as a potherb. Chenopodium Californicum. SOAP PLANT. ..."

3. A Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia:: Being a Treatise on Pharmacology in by Samuel Frederick Gray (1821)
"Used as a potherb, very cooling, useful in scurvy, heat of urine, ... Has the taste of purslane, and is used both as a salad, and a potherb. 116. ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Uses: Leaves as garnish, flavoring, and potherb; seeds and oil for flavoring ... Uses: Roots as vegetable; top as potherb; leaves for seasoning and garnish. ..."

5. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1850)
"... to some common potherb, and particularly to this genus, of which the most common and best known species (C. olitorius) is employed as a potherb, ..."

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