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any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum

(Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended the Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century

leaves of the common basil

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Basil said he is looking forward to bringing the Fox Factor to a Welsh audience who can look forward to comedy, song, dance, and audience participation.
Add salt and pepper if needed and scatter basil over top.
Basil Myers died in Cape Town on 14 June 2008, succumbing to cardiac failure unresponsive to all that modern medicine and technology could offer.
Store fresh basil wrapped in a damp paper towel in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for several days.
The hugely popular The Basil Brush Show is now on air in more than 60 countries around the world and joining Basil on tour will be Carl Johns, one of the country's top family comedy presenters, and Bonnie, a fabulous comedy presenter with a sensational singing voice.
When Swap Shop returns on Saturdays, Basil will be asking children to exchange unwanted toys, books and presents.
A 2005 review of holy basil in the Indian Journal of Physiological Pharmacology indicates that eugenol, the clove-scented active constituent present in holy basil, has been found to be largely responsible for the therapeutic potentials of tulsi.
Basil is the perfect partner for fresh garlic and an elegant, light flavor enhancer for pizza, pasta and eggs.
Basil leaves are at their culinary best when harvested young.
Basil was ordained a bishop secretly and hurriedly in a Moscow hotel room right before Slipyj--who himself had spent 18 years in the gulag for refusing to renounce his loyalty to Rome--was bundled onto a plane and exiled to Rome.
Van Drunen Farms grows fields of fragrant, flavorful basil, and at the peak of summer, harvests and processes it to preserve all of its precious flavor.
Last March Father Basil and nine of his followers were arrested.
Rising from working class roots in northern England to receive a scholarship, Billy Elliot-like, to the Sadler's Wells Ballet, Basil maintained an earthy and tough-love stance toward student and professional alike.
HERE'S an exclusive shot from Basil Brush's hit series on CBBC.
Supporters of the resistance, Assia and Basil flee the massacre of Deir Yassin and an infant son is killed in the crossfire.