Oleraceous Ol`er*a"ceous, a. [L. oleraceus, from olus, oleris, garden or pot herbs, vegetables.] Pertaining to pot herbs; of the nature or having the qualities of herbs for cookery; esculent. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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