Translation of "herb" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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herbnoun [ C ]

uk /hɜːb/ us /ɝːb/

B1 a type of plant whose leaves are used in cooking to give flavour to particular dishes or in making medicine

dried/fresh herbs 干/新鲜药草
Basil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary are all herbs. 罗勒、牛至、百里香和迷迭香都是香草。
A large range of herbs and spices are used in South Asian cooking. 印度烹饪中使用多种药草和香料。

More examples

  • Chop the herbs very finely.
  • Add a little salt to bring out the flavour of the herbs.
  • Liven up your meals with fresh herbs and spices.
  • Mash the potatoes and then mix in the butter and herbs.
  • We value herbs for their taste, but we forget that they also have medicinal properties.

(Translation of “herb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)