sage oil

noun

Definition of sage oil 

: either of two essential oils from sage:

a : the yellowish or greenish yellow oil with a penetrating odor of sage obtained from the leaves of the common sage (Salvia officinalis) and used chiefly in flavoring

b : the pale yellow oil with an odor like that of ambergris obtained from the flowers of clary (Salvia sclarea) and used chiefly in perfumery

called also clary sage oil

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