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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Herb as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 31 answers for the crossword clue 'Herb', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Herb a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Herb as an answer itself some 247 times.

Herb is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 with the answer being MARJORAM, but the most popular answer for this clue is BASIL.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
  • A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

A light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"

4 Letters

Succulent plants having rosettes of leaves usually with fiber like hemp and spikes of showy flowers; found chiefly in Africa

Aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning

(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

A narrative telling the adventures of a hero or a family; originally (12th to 14th centuries) a story of the families that settled Iceland and their descendants but now any prose narrative that resembles such an account

Aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

Usually used in combination: `liverwort'; `milkwort'; `whorlywort'

5 Letters

Native to Egypt but cultivated widely for its aromatic seeds and the oil from them used medicinally and as a flavoring in cookery

Leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

Perennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning


Aromatic seeds of the cumin herb of the carrot family

(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion

Any of various mints of the genus Thymus

6 Letters

An herb whose leaves are used to flavor sauces and punches; young leaves can be eaten in salads or cooked

Fennel seeds are ground and used as a spice or as an ingredient of a spice mixture

A yard or lawn adjoining a house

Bitter leaves used sparingly in salads; dried flowers used in soups and tisanes

Stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica; seeds used for flavoring or pickled like capers

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Ubiquitous strong-scented mat-forming Eurasian herb of wasteland, hedgerow or pasture having narrow serrate leaves and small usually white florets; widely naturalized in North America

7 Letters

Dried leaf of the bay laurel

Hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats

Fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach

Pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets

Aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food

8 Letters

Aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica

Pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets

Extremely pungent leaves used fresh or dried as seasoning for especially meats

Fresh leaves (or leaves preserved in vinegar) used as seasoning

15 Letters

A plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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