Definition of Sagebrush

1. Noun. Any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium.

Definition of Sagebrush

1. n. A low irregular shrub (Artemisia tridentata), of the order Compositæ, covering vast tracts of the dry alkaline regions of the American plains; -- called also sagebush, and wild sage.

Definition of Sagebrush

1. Noun. Any of several North American aromatic shrubs or small trees, of the genus ''Artemisia'', having silvery-grey, green leaves. ¹

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Definition of Sagebrush

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sagebrush

sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green
sage grouse
sage grouses
sage hen
sage hens
sage sparrow
sage sparrows
sage thrasher
sage thrashers
sage willow
sagebrush (current term)
sagebrush lizard
sagebrush mariposa tulip

Literary usage of Sagebrush

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plant Indicators: The Relation of Plant Communities to Process and Practice by Frederic Edward Clements (1920)
"Tongues of sagebrush stretch out from this mass into eastern Montana, central Colorado, northern New Mexico, and Arizona, southern California and Mexico, ..."

2. Alaska by Edward Henry Harriman, Clinton Hart Merriam (1901)
"But how tame were the Catskills of memory in comparison with the snow-capped ranges sagebrush PLAIN. that bound our horizon fifty or a hundred miles away— ..."

3. Crossing the Plains, Day of '57: A Narrative of Early Emigrant Travel to by William Audley Maxwell (1915)
"... CHAPTER XL sagebrush JUSTICE. The Sink of the Humboldt is a lake of strong, brackish water, where the river empties into the natural basin, ..."

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