Micromeria Douglasii
Yerba Yer"ba, n. [Sp.] (Bot.) An herb; a plant. [1913 Webster]

Note: This word is much used in compound names of plants in Spanish; as, yerba buena [Sp., a good herb], a name applied in Spain to several kinds of mint ({Mentha sativa}, {viridis}, etc.), but in California universally applied to a common, sweet-scented labiate plant ({Micromeria Douglasii}). [1913 Webster]

{Yerba dol osa}. [Sp., herb of the she-bear.] A kind of buckthorn ({Rhamnus Californica}).

{Yerba mansa}. [Sp., a mild herb, soft herb.] A plant ({Anemopsis Californica}) with a pungent, aromatic rootstock, used medicinally by the Mexicans and the Indians.

{Yerba reuma}. [Cf. Sp. reuma rheum, rheumatism.] A low California undershrub ({Frankenia grandifolia}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Micromeria chamissonis — noun trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowers; used medicinally • Syn: ↑yerba buena, ↑Micromeria douglasii, ↑Satureja douglasii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Hol …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Micromeria — noun large genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs • Syn: ↑Micromeria • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Labiatae, ↑family Labiatae, ↑Lamiaceae, ↑family La …   Useful english dictionary

  • Satureja douglasii — noun trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowers; used medicinally • Syn: ↑yerba buena, ↑Micromeria chamissonis, ↑Micromeria douglasii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Mem …   Useful english dictionary

  • yerba buena — noun trailing perennial evergreen herb of northwestern United States with small white flowers; used medicinally • Syn: ↑Micromeria chamissonis, ↑Micromeria douglasii, ↑Satureja douglasii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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