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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 Spanish Albahaca…
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…
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