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basil

noun /ˈbæzəl/
a plant whose sweet-smelling leaves are used in cooking as a herb
Albahaca
Finely chop some fresh basil (also adjective) a tomato and basil sauce.
Translations of “basil”
in Korean 바질…
in Arabic نبات الرَّيْحَان…
in Portuguese manjericão…
in Catalan alfàbrega…
in Japanese バジル(ハーブの一種)…
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 Turkish fesleğen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罗勒(烹饪中用于调味的香草)…
in Polish bazylia…
(Definition of basil from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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