What does the word herbaceous mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to or like herbs.

Usage examples for herbaceous

  1. Some few species are almost confined to the stems of herbaceous plants. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  2. " I did not know Jobey knew what a herbaceous border is," said Audrey. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  3. As the growth and cell- division continue in the cells below this thin elastic cork- layer, they form a soft herbaceous cushion or callus looking like a thickened lip to each margin of the cut. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward