Definitions for FORBfɔrb

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

forbfɔrb(n.)

  1. any herbaceous plant that is not a grass or not grasslike.

    Category: Botany

Origin of forb:

1920–25; < Gk phorbḗ food, fodder, der. of phérbein to feed

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  1. forb(Noun)

    Any non-woody flowering plant that is not a grass.

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  1. Forb

    A forb is a herbaceous flowering plant that is not a graminoid. The term is used in biology and in vegetation ecology, especially in relation to grasslands and understory.

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