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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ba·sil /ˈbæzəl, ˈbe, səl/
 羅勒

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bas·il n.  The slope or angle to which the cutting edge of a tool, as a plane, is ground.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bas·il, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Basiled (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Basiling.] To grind or form the edge of to an angle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bas·il, n.  Bot. The name given to several aromatic herbs of the Mint family, but chiefly to the common or sweet basil (Ocymum basilicum), and the bush basil, or lesser basil (Ocymum minimum), the leaves of which are used in cookery. The name is also given to several kinds of mountain mint (Pycnanthemum).
 Basil thyme, a name given to the fragrant herbs Calamintha Acinos and Calamintha Nepeta.
 Wild basil, a plant (Calamintha clinopodium) of the Mint family.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bas·il n.  The skin of a sheep tanned with bark.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 basil
      n 1: any of several Old World tropical aromatic annual or
           perennial herbs of the genus Ocimum
      2: (Roman Catholic Church) the bishop of Caesarea who defended
         the Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a
         saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379) [syn: St. Basil,
          Basil of Caesarea, Basil the Great, St. Basil the
         Great]
      3: leaves or the common basil; used fresh or dried [syn: sweet
         basil]