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


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Thai basil is a cultivar group of basil.

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