Yerba Buena Definition

yârbə bwānə, yûrbə
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
  • Satureja douglasii
  • Micromeria douglasii
  • Micromeria chamissonis

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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