Definitions for claryˈklɛər i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

clar•yˈklɛər i(n.)(pl.)clar•ies.

  1. a strongly fragrant sage, Salvia scleria, having hairy, heart-shaped leaves used chiefly to flavor certain wines.

    Category: Plants, Cooking

Origin of clary:

bef. 1000; ME clare, sclari, OE slarege < ML sclareia

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clary, Salvia sclarea(noun)

    aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clary(verb)

    to make a loud or shrill noise

  2. Clary(noun)

    a plant (Salvia sclarea) of the Sage family, used in flavoring soups


  1. Clary

    Salvia sclarea, clary, or clary sage, is a biennial or short-lived herbaceous perennial in the genus Salvia. It is native to the northern Mediterranean, along with some areas in north Africa and Central Asia. The plant has a lengthy history as a medicinal herb, and is currently grown for its essential oil.


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