Herbage meaning

ûr'bĭj, hûr'-
Herbaceous plant growth, especially grass or similar vegetation used for pasturage.
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Herbs collectively, esp. those used as pasturage; grass.
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The green foliage and juicy stems of herbs.
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The right of pasturing cattle on another's land.
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Herbs collectively.
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Herbaceous plant growth, especially grass.
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The fleshy, often edible, parts of plants.
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(law) The natural pasture of a land, considered as distinct from the land itself; hence, right of pasture (on another man's land).
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The fleshy, often edible parts of plants.
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Origin of herbage

  • Middle English from Old French erbage from erbe herb
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle French herbage and Old French erbage, from Medieval Latin herbaticum, from Latin herba (“grass”); alternatively, herb +‎ -age.
    From Wiktionary