Definition of Common sage
1. Noun. Shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Sage
Literary usage of Common sage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1838)
"Tournefort says the spikes of flowers of this kind of sage are 1 ft. in length, and that the odour of the plant partakes of the common sage and lavender. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"SALVIA (Latin, to keep safe or healthy; referring to t4e medicinal properties of the common Sage). Labi- i.itf. SAGE. A genus of about U50 species of herbs, ..."
3. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"Common OP This is the common sage of the garden, and Bed-leaved. PI-M-LK-TOP. with the Green-leaved, which is but a SUb- RKK-ToF. ..."
4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"The common sage, however, should be grown to about three times that extent. In very cold and damp situations, a very proper situation for common sage is an ..."