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The herb (from Middle High German / Old High German krūt , usable vegetation , plant, vegetable, only partially plural herbs ) stands for:

  • Herbaceous plant , the above-ground parts of which do not lignify
  • Perennial , in horticulture: not woody, but mostly coarse-grained herbaceous plant
  • Kitchen herb , herbaceous plant suitable for consumption or medicinal use
  • Wild herbs , uncultivated herbaceous plants
  • Herba , unspecific in pharmacy for parts of a medicinal plant above ground
  • Vegetable cabbage , southern German (e.g. sauerkraut , red cabbage )
  • the non-usable basic portion of certain plants in agriculture (the herb of the beet); see plant fiber
  • Bitter , herbal liqueur that stimulates the digestive system
  • Syrup , in some areas (apple, pear, turnip)

Kraut also stands for:

  • Kraut (band) , New York hardcore punk band
  • Kraut (ethnophaulism) , a derogatory term for Germans in English
  • Krautrock , a style of music
  • Kraut Rocks , mountain formation in Marie-Byrd-Land, Antarctica
  • an old name for gunpowder that has been preserved in the hunter's language (in German since the 14th century) (cf. the expression "Kraut und Lot")

Kraut is the family name of the following people:

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Wiktionary: Kraut  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations