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English adjective: sage

1. sage having wisdom that comes with age and experience



2. sage of the grey-green color of sage leaves



Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: sage

1. sage (person) a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

Broader (hypernym)mentor, wise man

Narrower (hyponym)Hakham, mahatma

Instance hyponymBalthasar, Balthazar, Caspar, Gaspar, Melchior

2. sage (food) aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

Broader (hypernym)herb

Narrower (hyponym)clary sage

Part meronymcommon sage, ramona, Salvia officinalis

3. sage (plant) any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant

Narrower (hyponym)blue sage, blue sage, blue sage, cancer weed, cancerweed, chaparral sage, clary, clary sage, common sage, meadow clary, mealy sage, Mexican mint, pitcher sage, purple sage, ramona, Salvia azurea, Salvia clarea, Salvia divinorum, Salvia farinacea, Salvia lancifolia, Salvia leucophylla, Salvia lyrata, Salvia officinalis, Salvia pratensis, Salvia reflexa, Salvia sclarea, Salvia spathacea, Salvia verbenaca, vervain sage, wild clary, wild sage

Member meronymgenus Salvia

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