There are 2 definitions of yerba buena in English:

yerba buena

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Pronunciation: /ˈjəːbə bweɪnə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A trailing aromatic herb with whitish or lilac flowers, related to savory. Native to the western US, it has been used medicinally and as a local tea.
    • Satureja douglasii, family Labiatae
    More example sentences
    • Yerba Buena is an important medicinal plant. Primarily a pain reliever, it is also used in gaseous distention and as mouthwash.
    • I'm considering planting some Yerba Buena (Satureja douglasii) under the tree. When is the best time to plant Yerba Buena?
    • If Yerba Buena has been planted temporarily in a pot or can, transfer the plant to the prepared pot after 2 weeks

Origin

mid 19th century: from Spanish, literally 'good herb'.

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There are 2 definitions of yerba buena in English:

Yerba Buena

Syllabification: Yer·ba Bue·na
Pronunciation: /ˈyərbə ˈbwānə/

Entry from US English dictionary

  • An island in San Francisco Bay in California; also, the name of the 1820s mainland settlement that became the city of San Francisco.

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Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea