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clary sage

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noun \ˈkler-ē-\

Definition of clary sage

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



Origin and Etymology of clary sage

Middle English clarie, from Anglo-French sclaree, from Medieval Latin sclareia


First Known Use: 14th century


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