Definition of Sweet basil

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Common Basil, Ocimum Basilicum
Terms within: Basil
Generic synonyms: Basil



2. Noun. Leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried.
Exact synonyms: Basil
Generic synonyms: Herb
Group relationships: Common Basil, Ocimum Basilicum

Definition of Sweet basil

1. Noun. (plant) an herb used for seasoning (qualifier Ocimum basilicum) ¹

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Literary usage of Sweet basil

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1. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1910)
"sweet basil extract Is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (0.1) per ..."

2. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"sweet basil EXTRACT is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of ┬╗weet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one- ..."

3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (o.1) ..."

4. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (o.1) ..."

5. Food Products by Henry Clapp Sherman (1915)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one tenth (o.1) per ..."

6. Food Products by Henry Clapp Sherman (1914)
"Oil of sweet basil is the volatile oil obtained from basil. 20. Sweet marjoram extract, marjoram extract, is the flavoring extract prepared from the oil of ..."

7. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1909)
"sweet basil Extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than 0.1% by volume of ..."

8. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"sweet basil Extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basi! or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than 0.1% by volume of oil ..."

9. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1910)
"sweet basil extract Is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (0.1) per ..."

10. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1907)
"sweet basil EXTRACT is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of ┬╗weet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one- ..."

11. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (o.1) ..."

12. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1907)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one-tenth (o.1) ..."

13. Food Products by Henry Clapp Sherman (1915)
"sweet basil extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than one tenth (o.1) per ..."

14. Food Products by Henry Clapp Sherman (1914)
"Oil of sweet basil is the volatile oil obtained from basil. 20. Sweet marjoram extract, marjoram extract, is the flavoring extract prepared from the oil of ..."

15. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach (1909)
"sweet basil Extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basil, or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than 0.1% by volume of ..."

16. Food Inspection and Analysis: For the Use of Public Analysts, Health by Albert Ernest Leach, Andrew Lincoln Winton (1913)
"sweet basil Extract is the flavoring extract prepared from oil of sweet basi! or from sweet basil, or both, and contains not less than 0.1% by volume of oil ..."

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