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HERBAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does herbal mean? 

HERBAL (noun)
  The noun HERBAL has 1 sense:

1. tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs

  Familiarity information: HERBAL used as a noun is very rare.


HERBAL (adjective)
  The adjective HERBAL has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to herbs

  Familiarity information: HERBAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HERBAL (noun)


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Meaning:

Tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

herb tea; herbal; herbal tea

Hypernyms ("herbal" is a kind of...):

tea (a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "herbal"):

tisane (infusion of e.g. dried or fresh flowers or leaves)


HERBAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to herbs

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

herbal tea, herbal medicine

Pertainym:

herb (aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities)


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