Herbaceous meaning

hûr-bā'shəs, ûr-
Relating to or characteristic of an herb as distinguished from a woody plant.
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Of, or having the nature of, an herb or herbs, as distinguished from woody plants.
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(botany) Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
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Green and leaflike in appearance or texture.
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Like a green leaf in texture, color, shape, etc.
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(wine) Not woody in flavor.
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Origin of herbaceous

  • From Latin herbāceus from herba herb
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin herbāceus (“grassy”).
    From Wiktionary