Definition of Common sage

1. Noun. Shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb.

Exact synonyms: Ramona, Salvia Officinalis
Terms within: Sage
Generic synonyms: Sage, Salvia



Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Sage

common racoon
common ragweed
common rat
common rats
common raven
common redstart
common reed
common ringlet
common ringlets
common room
common rooms
common rorqual
common rose mallow
common roundworm
common rush
common sage (current term)
common salt
common scold
common scoter
common seal
common sedge
common sedges
common sense
common shares
common shiner
common shrew
common sickle pine
common snapping turtle
common snipe

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 ..."

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