Definitions for ocimum basilicum
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common basil, sweet basil, Ocimum basilicum(noun)
annual or perennial of tropical Asia having spikes of small white flowers and aromatic leaves; one of the most important culinary herbs; used in salads, casseroles, sauces and some liqueurs
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant species of the genus OCIMUM, family LAMIACEAE. It is a condiment with carminative properties.
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