Definition of herb Robert in English:

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herb Robert

Pronunciation: /ˈrɒbət/


A common cranesbill with pungent-smelling red-stemmed leaves and pink flowers, native to north temperate regions.
  • Geranium robertianum, family Geraniaceae.


Translating medieval Latin herba Roberti, variously supposed to refer to Robert Duke of Normandy, St Robert, or St Rupert.

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