salvia


salvia

noun

  1. any plant of the genus Salvia, comprising the sages, having opposite leaves and whorled flowers.

noun

  1. any herbaceous plant or small shrub of the genus Salvia, such as the sage, grown for their medicinal or culinary properties or for ornament: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

n.1844, from Latin salvia “the plant sage” (see sage (n.1)).

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