Synonyms

1. Basil

noun. (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379).

Synonyms

  • St. Basil
  • Basil of Caesarea
  • St. Basil the Great

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Words that Rhyme with Basil

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Example sentences of the word basil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Garnish with a whole basil leaf.

2. basil

noun. ['ˈbæzəl'] leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • sweet basil
  • Ocimum basilicum

Etymology

  • basile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basilicum (Latin)

3. basil

noun. ['ˈbæzəl'] any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum.

Synonyms

  • common basil
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • sweet basil
  • Ocimum basilicum
  • Ocimum

Etymology

  • basile (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basilicum (Latin)
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