from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Salvia in the mint family, having opposite leaves, a two-lipped corolla, and two stamens.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A plant in the genus Salvia, such as sage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of plants including the sage. See sage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of gamopetalous plants of the order Labiatæ and tribe Monardeæ.
- n. [lowercase] Any plant of this genus: applied especially to the ornamental sorts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
Latin salvia, sage; see sage2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin salvia ("sage"). (Wiktionary)