Is basil a Scrabble word?

Yes, basil is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 7 points in Scrabble, and 9 points in Words with Friends

Basil is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word basil

The meaning of basil


3 definitions of the word basil.


  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 Roman Catholic Church against the heresies of the 4th century; a saint and Doctor of the Church (329-379)
  3. Leaves of the common basil; used fresh or dried

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in basil?

5 Letter Words

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1 Anagram of Basil

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to basil:

Unscramble the letters in basil

There are 9 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'basil'.

More words that can be made using the letters in basil