HyperDic: ocimum

English > 1 sense of the word Ocimum:
NOUNplantOcimum, genus Ocimumbasil
English > Ocimum: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Synonymgenus Ocimum
Member ofLabiatae, family Labiatae, Lamiaceae, family Lamiaceae, mint familyA large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint
MembersbasilAny of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
Broaderasterid dicot genusgenus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishgénero ocimum, genus ocimum, ocimum
Catalangenus ocimum, ocimum

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