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herbage

[ur-bij, hur-] /ˈɜr bɪdʒ, ˈhɜr-/
noun
1.
nonwoody vegetation.
2.
the succulent parts, leaves and stems, of herbaceous plants.
3.
Law. the right to pasture one's cattle on another's land.
4.
British. vegetation grazed by animals; pasturage.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < French; see herb, -age
Related forms
herbaged, adjective
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herbage

/ˈhɜːbɪdʒ/
noun
1.
herbaceous plants collectively, esp the edible parts on which cattle, sheep, etc, graze
2.
the vegetation of pasture land; pasturage
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herbage

n.

late 14c., "non-woody plants collectively," from Old French erbage or directly from Medieval Latin herbagium; see herb + -age.

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