clary sage

clary sage

noun \ˈkler-ē-\

Definition of CLARY SAGE

:  an aromatic mint (Salvia sclarea) of southern Europe that is widely cultivated especially as an ornamental —called also clary

Origin of CLARY SAGE

Middle English clarie, from Anglo-French sclaree, from Medieval Latin sclareia
First Known Use: 14th century


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