Sage

Beautiful common sage leaves in a kitchen garden , sage leaves covered with fine hairs

Salvia officinalis

Synonyms:
Salvia
Sage (Wikipedia)

Sage or SAGE may refer to:

Sage (Wiktionary)

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /seɪdʒ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪdʒ

Etymology 1

From Middle English sage, from Old French sage (11th century), from Latin *sapius, from Latin sapere (to taste, to discern, to be wise), from Proto-Indo-European *sap- (to taste). The noun meaning "man of profound wisdom" is recorded from circa 1300. Originally applied to the Seven Sages of Greece.

Adjective

sage (comparative sager, superlative

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