Yerba Buena Definition

yârbə bwānə, yûrbə
noun
A trailing evergreen plant (Satureja douglasii) of the mint family, native to the Pacific coast of North America and formerly used in medicine.
Webster's New World
Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.
American Heritage Medicine
Synonyms:
  • Satureja douglasii
  • Micromeria douglasii
  • Micromeria chamissonis
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Origin of Yerba Buena

  • Spanish yerba herb buena good

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish hierba buena (mint).

    From Wiktionary

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