Definitions for lovageˈlʌv ɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lov•ageˈlʌv ɪdʒ(n.)

  1. a European herb, Levisticum officinale, of the parsley family, having coarsely toothed compound leaves.

    Category: Plants

Origin of lovage:

1350–1400; ME loveache < OF luvesche, levesche

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lovage, Levisticum officinale(noun)

    herb native to southern Europe; cultivated for its edible stalks and foliage and seeds

  2. lovage(noun)

    stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica; seeds used for flavoring or pickled like capers

Wiktionary

  1. lovage(Noun)

    A perennial Mediterranean herb, with odor and flavor resembling celery.

  2. Origin: From luvache, loveche et al., and levesche, from levisticum, probably alteration of ligusticum, from Ligusticus, ultimately from Λίγυς.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lovage(noun)

    an umbelliferous plant (Levisticum officinale), sometimes used in medicine as an aromatic stimulant

Freebase

  1. Lovage

    Lovage is a tall perennial plant, the sole species in the genus Levisticum, in the family Apiaceae, subfamily Apioideae, tribe Apieae.

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