Definitions of herbaceous

  1. characteristic of a nonwoody herb or plant part
  2. Of or pertaining to herbs; having the nature, texture, or characteristics, of an herb; as, herbaceous plants; an herbaceous stem.
  3. Pertaining to, or of the nature of, or feeding upon, herbs, etc.
  4. Pertaining to or of the nature of herbs: ( bot.) having a soft stem that dies to the root annually.
  5. Pertaining to or like herbs.
  6. Pert. to or having the nature of herbs; applied to any portions of a plant more particularly green and succulent.
  7. Or resembling a herb, or similarly formed.