herbaceous

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herb   (ûrb)  Pronunciation Key 
A flowering plant whose stem does not produce woody tissue and generally dies back at the end of each growing season. Both grasses and forbs are herbs.

herbaceous adjective (hûr-bā'shəs, ûr-)
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