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basil

noun [U] uk   /ˈbæz.əl/  us   /ˈbeɪ.zəl/
a herb with a sweet smell that is used to add flavour in cooking
Translations of “basil”
in Arabic نبات الرَّيْحَان…
in Korean 바질…
in Malaysian selasih…
in Turkish fesleğen…
in Italian basilico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羅勒(烹飪中用作調味的香草),九層塔…
in Russian базилик…
in Polish bazylia…
in Vietnamese cây húng quế…
in Spanish Albahaca…
in Portuguese manjericão…
in Thai ใบโหระพา…
in Catalan alfàbrega…
in Japanese バジル(ハーブの一種)…
in Indonesian basil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罗勒(烹饪中用于调味的香草)…
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