Basil

Basil, Thai basil, or sweet basil, is a common name for the culinary herb Ocimum basilicum (pronounced /ˈbæzɪl/, /ˈbeːzɪl/, or `bɑçɨl/) of the family Lamiaceae (mints), sometimes known as Saint Joseph`s Wort in some English-speaking countries. Basil is native to India, China, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea. It was originally domesticate.....
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Basil

(from the article `Collins, Wilkie`) ...a memoir to his father, who died in 1847, Memoirs of the Life of William Collins, Esq., R.A. (1848). His fiction followed shortly after: Antonina; ...
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Basil

(hbeq) Basil is hardly ever-used traditional North Africa cuisine. Instead it is valued for its medicinal virtues. It is good to fight stress and insomnia, and it is used alone or with mint to make a tisane. Placed around the house it will ward off insects.
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basil

[n] - any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum 2. [n] - leaves or the common basil
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Basil

• (n.) The skin of a sheep tanned with bark. • (n.) The slope or angle to which the cutting edge of a tool, as a plane, is ground. • (v. t.) To grind or form the edge of to an angle. • (n.) The name given to several aromatic herbs of the Mint family, but chiefly to the common or sweet basil (Ocymum basilicum), and the bush basil...
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basil

sweet basil noun leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried
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Basil

[name] The name Basil (Urdu, Arabic {Nastaliq| باسل } | əl; royal, kingly; has origins from the male Greek name Vassilios (Βασίλειος, female version Bασιλική) which first appeared during the Hellenistic period. It is derived from `basileus` (βασιλεύς) a Greek word of pre-Hellenic origin meaning `king`, from whic...
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Basil

[Sesame Park] Basil the Bear was the main character on the Canadian children`s show Sesame Park. He was portrayed by puppeteer Tim Gosley from 1987–1996, and puppeteer Bob Stutt from 1996-2002. Along with Dodi and Louis, Basil was one of the three original Canadian Muppets, beginning in the period when the program was called `Canadian Ses...
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Basil

Bas'il (băz'ĭl) noun [ Confer French basile and English Bezel .] The slope or angle to which the cutting edge of a tool, as a plane, is ground. Grier.
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Basil

Bas'il noun [ French basilic , from Latin basilicus royal, Greek basiliko`s from basiley`s king.] (Botany) The name given to several aromatic herbs of the Mint family, but chiefly to the common or sweet basil ( Ocymum basilicum ), and the bush basil, or...
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Basil

Bas'il transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Basiled ; present participle & verbal noun Basiling .] To grind or form the edge of to an angle. Moxon.
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Basil

A widely used herb of the mint family. Great in tomato sauces, pesto, and vinaigrettes.
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Basil

ambitious and enterprising prince of Moldavia (1634–53) who introduced the first written laws and printing press to his principality.[1 related articles]
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Basil

Bark tanned pickled sheepskins. (1)
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Basil

Basil - shortened from Basil Fawlty - is London Cockney rhyming slang for forty pounds.
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basil

basil (băz'ul) , any plant of the genus Ocimum, tender herbs or small shrubs of the family Labiatae (mint family), mostly of Old World warm regions and cultivated for the aromatic leaves. The basil of Keats's “Isabella” (and of Boccaccio's story) is the common or sweet basil (O...
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Basil

Basil are various herbaceous plants of the family Labiatae.
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Basil

Basil is a Greek name for boys and girls. The meaning is `royal, kingly` The name Basil is most commonly given to Walloon boys. (14 times more often than to American boys.) In Scotland, Wallonie, Flanders, England and Wales, France and Belgium it is (almost) solely given to boys Use for the other sex: Basilia The name sounds like: Beasly, Beaslie, ...
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basil

Plant with aromatic leaves, belonging to the mint family. A native of the tropics, it is cultivated in Europe as a herb and used to flavour food. Its small white flowers appear on spikes. (Genus Ocimum basilicum, family Labiatae.)
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basil

spice consisting of the dried leaves of Ocimum basilicum, an annual herb of the family Lamiaceae (Labiatae) native to India and Iran. A number of ... [1 related articles]
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Basil

The quintessential Mediterranean herb, and widely used in Italian kitchens. Consumed fresh, it adds fragrance and fresh flavor to pasta dishes, soups, vegetables, fish, poultry, salad dressings, and pesto sauces. Basil is a perfect topping for any tomato-based dish.
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basil

The skin of a sheep tanned with bark. ... Origin: Corrupt. From E. Basan, F. Basane, LL. Basanium, bazana, fr. Ar. Bithana, prop, lining. ... <botany> The name given to several aromatic herbs of the Mint family, but chiefly to the common or sweet basil (Ocymum basilicum), and the bush basil, or lesser basil (O. Minimum), the leaves of which a...
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