herbage

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɜːbɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ûrbij, hûr-)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
herb•age  (ûrbij, hûr-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Botanynonwoody vegetation.
  2. Botanythe succulent parts, leaves and stems, of herbaceous plants.
  3. Lawthe right to pasture one's cattle on another's land.
  4. British Termsvegetation grazed by animals;
    pasturage.
herbaged, adj. 
  • French; see herb, -age
  • Middle English 1350–1400

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
herbage /ˈhɜːbɪdʒ/ n
  1. herbaceous plants collectively, esp the edible parts on which cattle, sheep, etc, graze
  2. the vegetation of pasture land; pasturage
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