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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HERB ROBERT

From Medieval Latin herba Roberti herb of Robert, probably named after St Robert, 11th-century French ecclesiastic.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HERB ROBERT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HERB ROBERT

noun
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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Herb Robert is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HERB ROBERT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

herb Robert

Geranium robertianum

Geranium robertianum, commonly known as Herb Robert, Red Robin, Death come quickly, Storksbill, Dove's Foot, Crow's Foot, or Robert Geranium, is a common species of cranesbill native to Europe and parts of Asia, North America, and North Africa.

Definition of herb Robert in the English dictionary

The definition of herb Robert in the dictionary is a low-growing N temperate geraniaceous plant, Geranium robertianum, with strongly scented divided leaves and small pink flowers.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HERB ROBERT

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WORDS THAT END LIKE HERB ROBERT

albert
Camembert
Colbert
Cuthbert
Dagobert
Ebert
Egbert
Elbert
filbert
Flaubert
gilbert
halbert
Herbert
herbs Robert
Hilbert
Lake Albert
lambert
Prince Albert
Robert
Schubert

Synonyms and antonyms of herb Robert in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «herb Robert» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HERB ROBERT

Find out the translation of herb Robert to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of herb Robert from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «herb Robert» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

药草罗伯特
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hierba de San Roberto
570 millions of speakers

English

herb Robert
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जड़ी बूटी रॉबर्ट
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عشب روبرت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

травы Роберт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

erva Robert
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জমিন রবার্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

herbe Robert
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Herba Robert
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kraut Robert
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハーブロバート
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

허브 로버트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Herb Robert
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Robert thảo mộc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மூலிகை ராபர்ட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

औषधी वनस्पती रॉबर्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ot Robert
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

erba Robert
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Jurek Robert
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трави Роберт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

planta Robert
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

βότανο Robert
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

plante Robert
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ört Robert
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

urt Robert
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of herb Robert

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HERB ROBERT»

The term «herb Robert» is normally little used and occupies the 137.735 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HERB ROBERT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about herb Robert

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HERB ROBERT»

Discover the use of herb Robert in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to herb Robert and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, Second Edition
HERB ROBERT (Geranium robertianum L.) ++ Activities (Herb Robert) — Antibacterial ( 1 ; PH2); Antiviral ( 1 ; PH2); Astringent ( 1 ; CEB; HHB); Diuretic (f; CEB); Hemostat ( 1 ; CEB; FNF); Hypotensive (f; PH2); Suppurative (f; HHB); Vulnerary ...
James A. Duke, 2002
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Herb Garden Design
Herb Robert Geranium robertianum 'Album' Stipa gigantea Hypericum olympicum 'Citrinum' Lychnis coronaria alba Geranium sessiliflorum 'Nigricans' Dendranthema 'Bronze Elegance' Herb Robert Helictotrichon sempervirens Festuca ...
Ethne Clarke, Clive Nichols, 2003
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Weeds of California and Other Western States
Herb-robert inhabits open or shady disturbed places in the San Francisco Bay region, to 100 m. It also occurs in Oregon, Washington, most eastern states, and a few central states. Buried seeds appear to be long-lived. Native to Europe.
Joseph M. DiTomaso, Evelyn A. Healy, 2007
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Botanologia: The English Herbal: Or, History of Plants : ...
Leaf, one with a Fern Leaf, and one with a (herwl or Coriander Leaf, which is this present Herb, it is also called Herba Roherti, 'vel Ruperti ntirtor, Geraniant Rohertianurn n/inw , The Vulgat , Common , or Lesser Herb Robert. 2. Gerattium  ...
William Salmon, 1710
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Dictionary of Plant Lore
Herb Robert 192 Hernia HERB ROBERT (Geranium robertianum) Who was Robert? Many suggestions have been made in the past. It is said to be dedicated to St Robert, whose feast day falls on 29 April. Perhaps it is Robin, and so Robin  ...
D.C. Watts, 2007
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Plants of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland
Collin Varner. HERB ROBERT Geranium robertiatnnn Geranium family: Geraniaceae 62 • DESCRIPTION Herb robert is an introduced, rapid- spreading annual to 45 cm in height. Its flowers (1.5 cm across) range from light pink to reddy purple.
Collin Varner, 2003
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A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants: Comprising ...
l. p. 102.) stems shorter, more diffuse, and more hairy; leaves more cut and smaller. In Brazil. 'Var. 5, albijlin'um; flowers white. 6). H. Native of England, on rocks near Bristol. G. Briceanum, Sweet, hort. brit. Herb Robert or Stinking Crane's-bill.
George Don, 1831
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BENJAMIN H. BARTON, F.L.S. AND THOMAS CASTLE, M.D., F.L.S.
Gartwurz, Ger. Southernwood. Gauchiel, Ger. Pimpernel. Geissblalt, Ger. Honeysuckle. Genet, Fr. Broom. Genevrier, Fr. Juniper. Genist, Ger. Broom. Geranion Robertin, Fr. Herb Robert. Geranium robertianum, i. 404. Germander, Wall, i. 352.
THE BRITISH FLORA MEDICA; OR, HISTORY OF THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF GREAT BRITAIN., 1838
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A General History of the Dichleamydeous Plants ... Arranged ...
l. p. 102.) stems shorter, more diffuse, and more hairy; leaves more cut and smaller. In Brazil. Var. 5, albiflorum; flowers white. (D. H. Native of England, on rocks near Bristol. G. Briceanum, Sweet, hort. brit. Herb Robert or Stinking Crane's-bill.
George Don, 1831
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Chemical Dictionary of Economic Plants
... in digestive disorders such as colic and dyspepsia. Hops 105 Strobiles (female flower) of Humulus hipulus (Cannabi- daceae). 22 Hedge hyssop, 96 Hedge mustard, 97 Hemlock, 98 Henbane, 99 Herb Robert, 100 Holy Thistle, 101.
Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HERB ROBERT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term herb Robert is used in the context of the following news items.
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A Geranium is not always a Geranium! Catskills Garden Geraniums
Herb Robert, known botanically as Geranium robertianum, (pictured on my website version of this blog). In the Catskills region, you could ... «Watershed post, Jul 15»
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When the flower spotter was king with his I-Spy and Observer's books
Names such as Codlins and cream, Herb Robert (Stinking Bob), Toad flax and Sneeze wort intrigued me with their mysterious and poetical ... «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
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The dawn chorus reaches its peak with the final summer arrivals
On May 28, water avens, crosswort, bush vetch, red campion, garlic mustard, herb robert, cowslips and white dead nettle were observed there. «Northumberland Gazette, Jun 15»
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Travel feature: Devon - Dalwood and surrounding areas
This part of East Devon is well-known for the hedgerows dotted with bluebells and the pretty pink Herb Robert. The tranquility of the countryside ... «Canada Free Press, Jun 15»
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Kinds of blue that thrive into summer
It's called Herb Robert, or Geranium robertianum, and its dark green/red leaves and pretty pink flowers have become part of the English garden ... «Yorkshire Post, Jun 15»
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Tim Sexton: 'Gardening' on a grand scale
There is a rainbow of common species like yellow Meadow Buttercup and Flag Iris, blue Forget-me-not, purple Campion and pink Herb Robert. «Nottingham Post, Jun 15»
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Why was Dan Pearson's Chelsea Flower Show garden such a hit?
Marsh marigolds, and herb Robert were there in their white versions. Lilium martagon was used but the form chosen was 'Claude Shride', ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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Geraniums And Impostors
One that can be quite weedy is Geranium robertianum, or Herb Robert, which produces small pinkish flowers and can show up anywhere on ... «27east.com, May 15»
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BRIAN CARTER: Nature's May celebration
Another bonus was the close-ups of dandelion gold, herb robert ad red campion. Dew-beaded leaves and grasses lent a muted brilliance to the ... «Torquay Herald Express, May 15»
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10 UK landscape features that you've probably never heard of
The grykes are grouted green in summer by plants that exploit this niche habitat including hart's-tongue fern, herb Robert and dwarf juniper. «The Guardian, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Herb Robert [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/herb-robert>. Feb 2024 ».
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