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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A very wise person. Also: Any of various plants of the genus Salvia, especially S. officinalis, having aromatic grayish-green, opposite leaves.

Usage examples (36)
  • Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
  • At squash planting time, the sage is about four inches high
  • And for my family sage is a must in breakfast sausage.
  • When it starts to shimmer, stir in sage, rosemary and garlic. for more
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