Yerba-buena meaning

yârbə bwānə, yûrbə
A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
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Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.
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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.
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A trailing perennial plant (Clinopodium douglasii) in the mint family, having fragrant leaves and white or purplish flowers, used in herbal medicine and to make a tealike beverage.
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Any of several other fragrant plants in the mint family.
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A perennial herb native to North America, Satureja douglasii, having white or purple flowers and a mint-like fragrance.
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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