Definition of herb Robert in English:

herb Robert

Syllabification: herb Rob·ert

noun

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

Origin

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

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