sage brush

noun
any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
Syn: ↑sagebrush
Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family

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  • sage|brush — «SAYJ BRUHSH», noun. a grayish green bushy plant, common on the dry plains and mountains of western North America, that smells like sage. It is a shrub that belongs to the composite family. The sagebrush is the state flower of Nevada …   Useful english dictionary

  • sage brush — noun alternative spelling of sagebrush …   Wiktionary

  • sage·brush — /ˈseıʤˌbrʌʃ/ noun [noncount] : a small plant that has leaves with a strong smell and that grows in dry areas of the western U.S …   Useful english dictionary

  • brush — brush·a·bil·i·ty; brush; brush·ite; brush·less; sage·brush; sage·brush·er; scratch·brush·er; brush·er; brush·man; …   English syllables

  • sage — am·bas·sage; bras·sage; cor·sage; dres·sage; em·bas·sage; pay·sage; pe·tris·sage; plus·sage; pri·sage; re·pous·sage; SAGE; sage·brush; sage·brush·er; sage; sage·ly; sage·ness; sau·sage; ver·nis·sage; mas·sage; mes·sage; pas·sage; ret·rous·sage; …   English syllables

  • blue sage — noun 1. sage of western North America to Central America having violet blue flowers; widespread in cultivation • Syn: ↑Salvia reflexa, ↑Salvia lancifolia • Hypernyms: ↑sage, ↑salvia 2. Texas sage having intensely blue flowers • Syn …   Useful english dictionary

  • silver sage — noun low much branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant • Syn: ↑silver sagebrush, ↑grey sage, ↑gray sage, ↑Seriphidium canum, ↑Artemisia cana • Hypernyms: ↑sagebrush, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gray sage — noun low much branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant • Syn: ↑silver sage, ↑silver sagebrush, ↑grey sage, ↑Seriphidium canum, ↑Artemisia cana • Hypernyms: ↑sagebrush, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grey sage — noun low much branched perennial of western United States having silvery leaves; an important browse and shelter plant • Syn: ↑silver sage, ↑silver sagebrush, ↑gray sage, ↑Seriphidium canum, ↑Artemisia cana • Hypernyms: ↑sagebrush, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild sage — Sagebrush Sage brush , n. A low irregular shrub ({Artemisia tridentata}), of the order {Composit[ae]}, covering vast tracts of the dry alkaline regions of the American plains; called also {sagebush}, and {wild sage}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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