basil means: It is a native Indian plant that has been used in Italian cuisine for many years. The leaves are spicy and can be used in a variety of dishes, including soups, stews, and seafood cocktails. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does basil mean?

  • A strong, sweet herb that is commonly used in Italian cuisine. Basil can be used in many recipes, but it is often paired with tomatoes. Pesto is also made from basil. It’s a thick paste that is created by mixing the green leaves of the herb with Parmesan, Pecorino and pine nuts, olive oil, and olive oils. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • A fragrant annual herb (Ocimum basilicum) The mint family is a member of the mint family. It’s native to Asia, Africa, and it’s widely grown for its leaves. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • This plant’s leaves can be used to season. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • One of the many plants within the genus Ocimum, Warm-region native, with aromatic leaves and terminal clusters small, often white, flowers. (in Merlin Dictionary)