Herbaceous vs Prunella - What's the difference?
As an adjective herbaceous
) not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
As a proper noun prunella is
(label) not woody, lacking lignified tissues
(label) not woody in flavor
(label) feeding on herbs and soft plants
* 1861 , (Charles John Andersson), Lake Ngami , , page 490
- The hippopotamus is an herbaceous animal.
From the genus name.
Any member of the genus Prunella of herbaceous plants, the allheals.
Perhaps from (etyl) .
(medicine) angina, or angina pectoris
* prunella salt
(etyl) prunelle, probably so called from its colour resembling that of prunes.
A smooth woollen stuff, generally black, formerly used for making shoes and clergymen's gowns; a kind of lasting.