Definition of basil

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • basil is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • basil is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • basil is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of basil


  • leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. sweet basil
  • (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) (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. basil of caesarea
    2. basil the great
    3. st. basil
    4. st. basil the great
  • any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum (noun)

See definition of basil in Merriam Webster

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