Definition of Basil. Meaning of Basil. Synonyms of Basil

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Definition of Basil

Basil
Basil Bas"il, n. [Corrupt. from E. basan, F. basane, LL. basanium, bazana, fr. Ar. bith[=a]na, prop., lining.] The skin of a sheep tanned with bark.
Basil
Basil Bas"il, n. [Cf. F. basile and E. Bezel.] The slope or angle to which the cutting edge of a tool, as a plane, is ground. --Grier.
Basil
Basil Bas"il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Basiled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Basiling.] To grind or form the edge of to an angle. --Moxon.
Basil
Basil Bas"il, n. [F. basilic, fr. L. badilicus royal, Gr. ?, fr. ? king.] (Bot.) 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 are used in cookery. The name is also given to several kinds of mountain mint (Pycnanthemum). Basil thyme, a name given to the fragrant herbs Calamintha Acinos and C. Nepeta. Wild basil, a plant (Calamintha clinopodium) of the Mint family.

Meaning of Basil from wikipedia

- media Basil (/ˈbæzəl/, also US: /ˈbeɪzəl/; Ocimum basili****), also called great basil, is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae (mints). Basil is native...
- Basil II Porphyrogenitus (Gr****: Βασίλειος πορφυρογέννητος, romanized: Basileios porphyrogennētos; c. 958 – 15 December 1025), nicknamed the Bulgar Slayer...
- Basil is a plant and seasoning. Basil may also refer to: Basil (name), people named Basil Basil, California, former name of Redwood Valley, California...
- Thai basil (Thai: โหระพา, RTGS: horapha, ISO: h̄oraphā, pronounced [hǒː.rá(ʔ).pʰāː]; Khmer: ជីរនាងវង, chi neang voang; Vietnamese: húng quế; in Taiwan:...
- Basil of Caesarea, also called Saint Basil the Great (Gr****: Ἅγιος Βασίλειος ὁ Μέγας, Ágios Basíleios o Mégas; Coptic: Ⲡⲓⲁⲅⲓⲟⲥ Ⲃⲁⲥⲓⲗⲓⲟⲥ; 330 – January...
- Basil I, called the Macedonian (Gr****: Βασίλειος ὁ Μακεδών, Basíleios ō Makedṓn; 811 – August 29, 886), was a Byzantine Emperor who reigned from 867 to...
- Cinnamon basil is a type of basil (Ocimum basili****). The term "cinnamon basil" can refer to a number of different varieties of basil, including as a synonym...
- Basil Joseph (born 28 April 1990) is an Indian film director, scriptwriter and actor who works in the Malayalam film industry. Basil Joseph began his career...
- Basilotta (born September 22, 1943), better known by her stage name Toni Basil, is an American singer, actress, c****ographer, dancer, and filmmaker, best...
- Basil Brush is a British red fox, best known for his appearances on daytime British children's television. He is primarily portra**** by a glove puppet...
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