Definitions for salviaˈsæl vi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•vi•aˈsæl vi ə(n.)(pl.)-vi•as.

  1. any of various plants of the genus Salvia, of the mint family, that have opposite leaves and whorled flowers, esp. the red-flowered S.

    splendens.

    Category: Plants

Origin of salvia:

1835–45; < NL, L: sage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sage, salvia(noun)

    any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

Wiktionary

  1. salvia(Noun)

    A plant in the genus Salvia, such as sage.

  2. Origin: From salvia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvia(noun)

    a genus of plants including the sage. See Sage

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Salvia

    A genus in the mint family (LAMIACEAE).

Freebase

  1. Sage

    Salvia is the largest genus of plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, with nearly 1000 species of shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and annuals. Within the Lamiaceae, Salvia is member of the tribe Mentheae within the subfamily Nepetoideae. It is one of several genera commonly referred to as sage. The genus is distributed throughout the Old World and the Americas, with three distinct regions of diversity: Central and South America; Central Asia and Mediterranean; Eastern Asia.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sage(noun)

a plant whose leaves are used as flavouring in cooking.

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