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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A fragrant herb.

Usage examples (37)
  • For a vegetarian option, serve your favorite pasta with a tomato and garlic sauce and garnish with basil leaves.
  • The basil is the green stuff growing on the rocks.
  • The basil is definitely a serious contender, though.
  • I'm fascinated by the way this little basil is growing. for more
Tutoring comment
  • You will find "basil" (an herb) included in any "basal" (fundamental) discussion of herb lore.
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