Definitions for claryˈklɛər i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
clary, Salvia sclarea(noun)
aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental
to make a loud or shrill noise
a plant (Salvia sclarea) of the Sage family, used in flavoring soups
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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