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Synonyms for basilˈbæz əl, ˈbæs-, ˈbeɪ zəl, -səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basil(noun)

    any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum

    Synonyms:
    sweet basil

  2. Basil, St. Basil, Basil of Caesarea, Basil the Great, St. Basil the Great(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:
    sweet basil

  3. basil, sweet basil(noun)

    leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

    Synonyms:
    common basil, sweet basil, basil

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

basile, rayhan, basel

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. basil

    Synonyms:
    Ocimum basilicum, basilisk, common basil, herbe royale, sweet basil


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