1 a growth of shrubby aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia, esp. A. tridentata, found in some semi-arid regions of western N. America.
2 this plant.

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  • sagebrush — ☆ sagebrush [sāj′brush΄ ] n. [ SAGE2 + BRUSH1] any of a number of plants (genus Artemisia) of the composite family, common in the dry, alkaline areas of the W U.S.; esp., the big sagebrush ( A. tridentata), with small, aromatic leaves and minute… …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • Sagebrush —   [ seɪdʒbrʌʃ; englisch sage, über französisch sauge von lateinisch salvia »Salbei« und englisch brush »Busch«], Artemisia tridentata, Beifußart, die die Wermutsteppe des Großen Beckens in Nordamerika bildet …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sagebrush — 1852, from SAGE (Cf. sage) (n.) + BRUSH (Cf. brush) (n.2). Said to be so called for resemblance of its odor. Sage brush is very fair fuel, but as a vegetable it is a distinguished failure. Nothing can abide the taste of it but the jackass and his …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sagebrush — Wüsten Beifuß Wüsten Beifuß am Naturstandort. Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sagebrush — tridantis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Artemisia tridentata), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia tridentata angl. basin sagebrush; big sagebrush; common sagebrush; sagebrush… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sagebrush — /sayj brush /, n. any of several sagelike, bushy composite plants of the genus Artemisia, esp. A. tridentata, having silvery, wedge shaped leaves, with three teeth at the tip, common on the dry plains of the western U.S. [1825 35, Amer.; SAGE2 +… …   Universalium

  • sagebrush — žemasis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Artemisia arbuscula), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia arbuscula angl. low sagebrush; sagebrush šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sagebrush — noun a shrubby aromatic North American plant of the daisy family. [Artemisia tridentata and related species.] ↘semi arid country dominated by the sagebrush plant …   English new terms dictionary

  • sagebrush — kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Artemisia). atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia angl. artemisia; mugwort; sagebrush; wormwood vok. Beifuß rus. полынь lenk. bylica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • sagebrush — noun Date: 1850 any of several North American hoary composite subshrubs (genus Artemisia); especially one (A. tridentata) having a bitter juice and an odor resembling sage and often covering vast tracts of alkaline plains in the western United… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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