Origin of salviaModL, name of the genus from L: see sage
- Any of various plants of the genus Salvia of the mint family, having opposite leaves, a two-lipped corolla, and two stamens.
- A preparation made from the dried or crushed leaves of Salvia divinorum, or from an extract of the leaves, usually smoked, chewed, or ingested to produce a hallucinatory effect.
Origin of salviaLatin salvia sage ; see sage 2.
- A plant in the genus Salvia, such as sage.
From Latin salvia (“sage").