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 for Pot herb
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pot \Pot\, n. [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta,
     Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.]
     1. A metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a
        great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables,
        for holding liquids, for plants, etc.; as, a quart pot; a
        flower pot; a bean pot.
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     2. An earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug.
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     3. The quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of
        ale. "Give her a pot and a cake." --De Foe.
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     4. A metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top
        of a chimney; a chimney pot.
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     5. A crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot.
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     6. A wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc.
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     7. A perforated cask for draining sugar. --Knight.
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     8. A size of paper. See Pott.
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     9. marijuana. [slang]
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     10. The total of the bets at stake at one time, as in racing
         or card playing; the pool; also (Racing, Eng.) a horse
         heavily backed; a favorite. [Slang]
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     11. (Armor) A plain defensive headpiece; later, and perhaps
         in a jocose sense, any helmet; -- called also pot
         helmet.
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     12. (Card Playing) The total of the bets at one time; the
         pool.
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Jack pot. See under 2d Jack.
  
     Pot cheese, cottage cheese. See under Cottage.
  
     Pot companion, a companion in drinking.
  
     Pot hanger, a pothook.
  
     Pot herb, any plant, the leaves or stems of which are
        boiled for food, as spinach, lamb's-quarters, purslane,
        and many others.
  
     Pot hunter, one who kills anything and everything that will
        help to fill has bag; also, a hunter who shoots game for
        the table or for the market.
  
     Pot metal.
         (a) The metal from which iron pots are made, different
             from common pig iron.
         (b) An alloy of copper with lead used for making large
             vessels for various purposes in the arts. --Ure.
         (c) A kind of stained glass, the colors of which are
             incorporated with the melted glass in the pot.
             --Knight.
  
     Pot plant (Bot.), either of the trees which bear the
        monkey-pot.
  
     Pot wheel (Hydraul.), a noria.
  
     To go to pot, to go to destruction; to come to an end of
        usefulness; to become refuse. [Colloq.] --Dryden. --J. G.
        Saxe.
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