Definition of Salvia

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb.




Definition of Salvia

1. n. A genus of plants including the sage. See Sage.

Definition of Salvia

1. Noun. A plant in the genus ''Salvia'', such as sage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salvia

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Salvia

1. A genus of plants including the sage. See Sage. Origin: L, sage. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salvia

salvative
salvator
salvatories
salvators
salvatory
salve
salved
salvelike
salver
salver-shaped
salverform
salvers
salves
salvete
salvetes
salvia (current term)
salvias
salvific
salvifical
salvifically
salvifying
salving
salvings
salvinorin
salvinorin A
salvinorins
salvo
salvoed
salvoes
salvoing

Literary usage of Salvia

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"Sage leaves, salvia Í Ph. US), have a peculiar, aromatic odour, and a warm, ... It has been supposed to be of use in cancer. salvia MINOR, salvia—9. ..."

2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1816)
"( ) salvia BICOLOR. TWO-COLOURED SAGE. Class and Order. ... salvia bicolor is a native of Barbary, where it was first discovered by DESFONTAINES. ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The dried Ivs. of salvia Sclarea, which are used for seasoning. Other species of salvia have been used fo* the same ..."

4. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1869)
"I think I shall be able to show, that in many species of salvia, ... The salvia in which I first noted the phenomena which I am going to describe, ..."

5. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"The mother of this child, a woman of Urbs salvia, had fled before the approach ... When the inhabitants of Urbs salvia found that John's army had friendly ..."

6. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"THE FERTILIZATION OF salvia SPLENDENS BY BIRDS.1 BY WILLIAM TRELEASE. IN the fall of 1878, while studying the structure of various flowers, as correlated ..."

7. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"Sage leaves, salvia Í Ph. US), have a peculiar, aromatic odour, and a warm, ... It has been supposed to be of use in cancer. salvia MINOR, salvia—9. ..."

8. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed by John Sims (1816)
"( ) salvia BICOLOR. TWO-COLOURED SAGE. Class and Order. ... salvia bicolor is a native of Barbary, where it was first discovered by DESFONTAINES. ..."

9. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"The dried Ivs. of salvia Sclarea, which are used for seasoning. Other species of salvia have been used fo* the same ..."

10. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1869)
"I think I shall be able to show, that in many species of salvia, ... The salvia in which I first noted the phenomena which I am going to describe, ..."

11. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"The mother of this child, a woman of Urbs salvia, had fled before the approach ... When the inhabitants of Urbs salvia found that John's army had friendly ..."

12. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"THE FERTILIZATION OF salvia SPLENDENS BY BIRDS.1 BY WILLIAM TRELEASE. IN the fall of 1878, while studying the structure of various flowers, as correlated ..."

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