Part of speech: noun

Herbs collectively; hence, pasturage.

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Usage examples "herbage":

  1. How the shadows of the woods put the streams to sleep in beds of herbage. - "Garden-Craft Old and New", John D. Sedding.
  2. Fragments of rock lay jostled together, among which trees and shrubs appeared, and here and there an open space afforded room for the herbage which had tempted the cattle into this rough scene. - "The Bushman Life in a New Country", Edward Wilson Landor.
  3. Here the surroundings of the bridle- road and foot- path were likewise picturesque, exhibiting rock plentifully amidst and beneath the foliage and herbage. - "Toronto of Old", Henry Scadding.