What does lovage mean?

Definitions for lovageˈlʌv ɪdʒ

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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


  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

  2. Origin: [F. livche, fr. L. levisticum, ligusticum, a plant indigenous to Liguria, lovage, from Ligusticus Ligustine, Ligurian, Liguria a country of Cisalpine Gaul.]


  1. Lovage

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lovage

    luv′āj, n. a genus of plants of the natural order Umbelliferæ, allied to Angelica, used as a salad plant: a liquor made from the above. [O. Fr. luvesche—L. ligusticum, belonging to Liguria.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lovage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lovage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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