English dictionary definition of:



  • any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
  • (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)
  • leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried


Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in il and learn about the word basil in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

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Scrabble score for basil

Scrabble score = 7

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