herbaceousness

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Etymology[edit]

herbaceous +‎ -ness

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Noun[edit]

herbaceousness ‎(uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being herbaceous
    • 2007 June 27, Eric Asimov, “The Evolution of Sauvignon Blanc”, in New York Times[1]:
      For the gooseberry-deprived among us, let’s just call it an instantly recognizable flavor that combines lemon, lime and tropical fruit with a sort of grassy herbaceousness.