Herb vs Botanical - What's the difference?

herb | botanical |


As a proper noun herb

is .

As an adjective botanical is

of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition.

As a noun botanical is

something derived from a , especially herbal, source.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

herb

English

(wikipedia herb)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any green, leafy plant, or parts thereof, used to flavor or season food.
  • Plant whose roots, leaves or seeds, etc. are used in medicine.
  • (slang, euphemistic) Marijuana.
  • (botany) A plant whose stem is not woody and does not persist beyond each growing season
  • (obsolete) Grass; herbage.
  • * Milton
  • flocks grazing the tender herb

    Synonyms

    * (marijuana) grass, weed

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    botanical

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to botany; relating to the study of plants; as, a botanical system, arrangement, textbook, expedition.
  • Derived terms

    * botanically

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something derived from a , especially herbal, source
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=May 2, author=Eric Asimov, title=No, Really, It Was Tough: 4 People, 80 Martinis, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=But where vodka stays neutral, gin is infused with botanicals — a witch’s pantry of roots, berries, herbs, dried fruits and spices — dominated by the piney, breezy aroma of juniper berries. }}

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