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There are 4 meanings of the word Basil.

How to pronounce basil:


Basil - as a noun

(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)

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
basil of caesareabasil the greatst. basilst. basil the great

Any of several old world tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus ocimum

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
herb9herbaceous plant
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
sweet basil

Basil - as a verb

To grind the edge of a tool to an acute angle.

Example Sentences

"I love adding fresh basil to my homemade pasta sauce."
"The smell of fresh basil is so refreshing."
"The recipe calls for two tablespoons of chopped basil."
"I planted some basil in my garden for easy access."
"The basil plant needs plenty of sunlight to thrive."
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Word Game Points

Is BASIL a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, basil is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BASIL has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is BASIL a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, basil is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BASIL has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is BASIL a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, basil is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BASIL has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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