Noun Definition

sweet basil

1.Definition: annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs

Related Noun(s):common basil, ocimum basilicum

Category: Plants

2.Definition: leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

Related Noun(s):basil

Category: Food