Herb-Paris

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Herb-Paris Paris quadrifolia, related to wake-robin
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. herbe—L. herba, akin to Gr. phorbē, pasture—pherbein, to feed.

Usage

In literature:

I was not surprised to find that "the Herb Paris" is poisonous, and was anciently used in medicine.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
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In news:

Philippe Delesvaux's 2000 Anjou, redolent of cherries and herbs, explains Paris bistros' love affair with the region.
It's a microgarden of herbs, vegetables and flowers in a pocket made from parts of a recycled tent and an empty milk carton, and it's part of artist Paule Kingleur's 'Potogreen' project in Paris .
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