yerba buena[yer′bə bwā′nə, yʉr′-]
yerba buena definition by Webster's New World
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a trailing evergreen plant (Satureja douglasii) of the mint family, native to the Pacific coast of North America and formerly used in medicine
Origin: Spanish literally , good herb
yerba buena definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An aromatic perennial herb (Satureja douglasii) of the mint family, having crenate opposite leaves and white or purplish axillary flowers.
Origin: Spanish : yerba, herb + buena, good.