Pronunciation: (ûrb or, esp. Brit., hûrb), [key]
1. a flowering plant whose stem above ground does not become woody.
2. such a plant when valued for its medicinal properties, flavor, scent, or the like.
3. Often, the herb. Slang.marijuana.
5. give it the herbs, Australian Slang.to use full power, esp. in accelerating a car.
Pronunciation: (hûrb), [key]
a male given name, form of Herbert.
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