Definitions for sagebrushˈseɪdʒˌbrʌʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of several sagelike, bushy composite plants of the genus Artemisia, esp. A. tridentata, having silvery wedge-shaped leaves with three teeth at the tip: common on the dry plains of the western U.S.
Origin of sagebrush:
sagebrush, sage brush(noun)
any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
Any of several North American aromatic shrubs or small trees, of the genus Artemisia, having silvery-grey, green leaves.
Origin: from resemblance in odor and appearance to Salvia officinalis.
a low irregular shrub (Artemisia tridentata), of the order Compositae, covering vast tracts of the dry alkaline regions of the American plains; -- called also sagebush, and wild sage