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.


    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


  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).

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a plant whose leaves are used as flavouring in cooking.

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