Foliage vs Herb - What's the difference?
As a noun foliage
is the leaves of plants.
As a proper noun herb is
* (qualifier) (l)
The leaves of plants.
*:Breezes blowing from beds of iris quickened her breath with their perfume; she saw the tufted lilacs sway in the wind, and the streamers of mauve-tinted wistaria swinging, all a-glisten with golden bees; she saw a crimson cardinal winging through the foliage , and amorous tanagers flashing like scarlet flames athwart the pines.
(lb) Fall foliage.
An architectural ornament representing foliage.
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.
- flocks grazing the tender herb
* (marijuana) grass, weed
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