Definition of Silver sage

1. Noun. Low much-branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Silver Sage

silver pine
silver pines
silver plate
silver plated
silver plates
silver plating
silver point
silver poisoning
silver protein
silver protein stain
silver proteins
silver quandong
silver quandong tree
silver rule
silver sage (current term)
silver sagebrush
silver salmon
silver screen
silver service
silver solder
silver spoon
silver spruce
silver stain
silver staining
silver standard
silver storm
silver storms
silver sulfadiazine
silver sulfide

Literary usage of Silver sage

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

1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, William Robinson, F. L. S. (1906)
"... ATRIPLICIFOLIA (silver sage).—A beautiful silver-grey half-shrubby plant of the Sage order, with a pungent odour, growing 3 to 4 feet high, ..."

2. The Library of Benjamin Franklin by Edwin Wolf, Kevin J. Hayes (2006)
"8vo. assaying; gold; silver Sage to BF, 1780, saying that he had hoped to bring "cet exemplaire de l'art d'essayer L'or et Largent que je viens de publier ..."

3. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"... A few dried simples on a shelf Are all my song, and all my art. I sort them out on floor and sill; Fennel, and balm, and silver sage ..."

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