basil - noun

  • 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
  • basil - thesaurus

    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.

    Other Spellzone word lists: Food, herbs

    Scrabble score for basil

    b is 3 a is 1 s is 1 i is 1 l is 1
    Scrabble score = 7

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