sagebrush

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noun sage·brush \ˈsāj-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of sagebrush

  1. :  any of several North American hoary composite subshrubs (genus Artemisia); especially :  one (A. tridentata) having a bitter juice and an odor resembling sage and often covering vast tracts of alkaline plains in the western U.S.

1850

First Known Use of sagebrush

1850


SAGEBRUSH Defined for English Language Learners

sagebrush

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noun sage·brush \ˈsāj-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of sagebrush for English Language Learners

  • : a small plant that has leaves with a strong smell and that grows in dry areas of the western U.S.


SAGEBRUSH Defined for Kids

sagebrush

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noun sage·brush \ˈsāj-ˌbrəsh\

Definition of sagebrush for Students

  1. :  a plant of the western United States that grows as a low shrub and has a bitter juice and strong smell



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