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herbal medicine the use of herbs and plant extracts to treat illness or disease.
herbarium a collection of dried plants that have been systematically arranged and labeled, often for scientific use. [2 definitions]
herbicide a substance used to kill unwanted plants such as weeds.
herbivore an animal that feeds on plants.
herbivorous plant-eating; feeding on plants.
herb Paris a European woodland wildflower related to the lily and similar to the trillium, but having four leaves and bearing a four-part, yellow-green flower.
herb Robert a low-growing wild geranium that has compound leaves and bears reddish purple flowers.
Herculean (usu. l.c.) having or requiring enormous strength, size, or courage. [2 definitions]
Hercules in Greek and Roman mythology, a semigod, son of Zeus and Alcmene, that was exceptionally strong; Herakles. [3 definitions]
herd any group of domestic or wild animals of the same species that feed and travel together. [8 definitions]
herdsman one who herds animals. [2 definitions]
here in, at, or to this specific place or location. [6 definitions]
hereabout in this area or vicinity; around, about, or near here.
hereafter after this in time, place, or order; from this point on. [3 definitions]
hereat at this moment; when this happens or happened. [2 definitions]
hereby by this sign or indication; at this moment.
hereditable see heritable.
hereditary of or pertaining to traits or tendencies that can be genetically transmitted from parent to offspring. [3 definitions]
heredity the genetic transmission of traits or tendencies from parent to offspring. [2 definitions]
Hereford any of a breed of beef cattle having reddish coats, white faces, and other white markings.
herein in this document, place, or situation.