Found 3 items, similar to Sage.
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adj 1: having wisdom that comes with age and experience
2: of the gray-green color of sage leaves [syn: sage-green
n 1: a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is
renowned for profound wisdom
2: aromatic fresh or dried gray-green leaves used widely as
seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc
3: any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan
herb [syn: salvia
English → English
A wise man; a man of gravity and wisdom; especially, a man
venerable for years, and of sound judgment and prudence; a
At his birth a star,
Unseen before in heaven, proclaims him come,
And guides the Eastern sages. --Milton.
, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus
saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See
(a) A suffruticose labiate plant (Salvia officinalis
grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc.
The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which
many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet
sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
(b) The sagebrush.
(Bot.), a blue-flowered species of Salvia (S. pratensis
) growing in meadows in Europe.
, cheese flavored with sage, and colored green
by the juice of leaves of spinach and other plants which
are added to the milk.
(Zo["o]l.), the male of the sage grouse; in a
more general sense, the specific name of the sage grouse.
, of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves
of garden sage.
(Zo["o]l.), a very large American grouse
), native of the dry sagebrush
plains of Western North America. Called also cock of the plains
. The male is called sage cock
, and the female
, or Sage rabbit
(Zo["o]l.), a species of hare
syn. Lepus artemisia
) which inhabits
the arid regions of Western North America and lives among
sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely
a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit.
(Zo["o]l.), the female of the sage grouse.
(Zo["o]l.), a small sparrow (Amphispiza Belli
, var. Nevadensis) which inhabits the dry plains of
the Rocky Mountain region, living among sagebrush.
(Zo["o]l.), a singing bird (Oroscoptes montanus
) which inhabits the sagebrush plains of Western
(Bot.), a species of willow (Salix tristis
forming a low bush with nearly sessile grayish green
, a. [Compar. Sager
; superl. Sagest
.] [F., fr. L.
sapius (only in nesapius unwise, foolish), fr. sapere to be
wise; perhaps akin to E. sap. Cf. Savor
1. Having nice discernment and powers of judging; prudent;
All you sage counselors, hence! --Shak.
2. Proceeding from wisdom; well judged; shrewd; well adapted
to the purpose.
Commanders, who, cloaking their fear under show of
sage advice, counseled the general to retreat.
3. Grave; serious; solemn. [R.] ``[Great bards] in sage and
solemn tunes have sung.'' --Milton.
Syn: Wise; sagacious; sapient; grave; prudent; judicious.