from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of umbelliferous plants of the tribe Seselineæ and the subtribe Angeliceæ, closely related to Angelica and Archangelica, but having the lateral wings of the fruit thickened. It embraces only a single species, L. officinale, the garden lovage. See lovage.
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- n. genus of aromatic European herbs with yellow flowers
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The same effect may be produced by poultice mixed with levisticum (lovage) or leaves of parsley.