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Etymology: L, herba, grass; AS, baeth
a medicinal bath taken in water containing a mixture of aromatic herbs.
herb bath(ĕrb bath)
Immersion in a tub of water that is used as an infusion to cure dermatologic or other complaints.
A full bath to which is added a mixture of 1 to 2 lb (454 to 907 g) of herbs such as chamomile, wild thyme, or spearmint tied in a bag and boiled with 1 gal (3.8 L) of water.
See also: bath