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sal·via

n 1  cap  :  a genus of large and widely distributed herbs or shrubs of the mint family (Labiatae) having a 2-lipped open calyx and two anthers and including the sage (S. officinalis)  2  :  any herb or shrub of the genus Salvia .
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  sa·li·va  salve  self   slough 

 
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