Definition Herb

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Definition

an herb (US), a herb (UK): an aromatic plant used mostly in cooking, for example basil, thyme, etc.
noun
Note that in the UK, the "h" in "herb" is pronounced and the term is preceded by the article "a", whereas in the US, the "h" is silent and is preceded by "an".

Pronunciation examples
UK: Basil is my favourite herb.
US: Basil is the only herb I don't like.

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