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  Definition of Basil
  1. leaves or the common basil; used fresh or dried
  2. (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
  3. any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
Similar Words: basil, sweet basil, St. Basil, Basil of Caesarea, Basil the Great, St. Basil the Great

 

Hyponyms: common basil, sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum

 

Part Meronyms: common basil, sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum

 

Member Meronyms: Ocimum, genus Ocimum

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: bosiljak   Croatian: bosiljak  
Dutch: basilicum   Esperanto: bazilio  
Finnish: basilika   French: basilic  
German: Basilikum   Hebrew: בזיליקום  
Italian: basilico   Japanese: バジル  
Maltese: ħabaq   Portuguese: manjericão  
Spanish: albahaca  
 
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