herbaceous

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Borrowing from Latin herbāceus ‎(grassy).

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herbaceous ‎(comparative more herbaceous, superlative most herbaceous)

  1. (botany) not woody, lacking lignified tissues
  2. (wine) not woody in flavor
  3. (dated) feeding on herbs and soft plants

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