clary


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

clar·y

 (klâr′ē)
n. pl. clar·ies
A stout aromatic Mediterranean herb (Salvia sclarea) in the mint family, having showy violet, pink, or white flower clusters and yielding an essential oil used as a flavoring and in perfumery. Also called clary sage.

[Middle English clare, from Medieval Latin sclarea and from Old English slaria.]

clary

(ˈklɛərɪ)
n, pl claries
(Plants) any of several European plants of the genus Salvia, having aromatic leaves and blue flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
[C14: from earlier sclarreye, from Medieval Latin sclareia, of obscure origin]

clar•y

(ˈklɛər i)

n., pl. clar•ies.
a strongly fragrant sage, Salvia scleria, having hairy, heart-shaped leaves used chiefly to flavor certain wines.
[before 1000; Middle English clare, sclari, Old English slarege < Medieval Latin sclareia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clary - aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental
salvia, sage - any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb
References in periodicals archive ?
The successful Bidder shall furnish the following Clary components, per the specifications contained in Attachment D.
The end of a glorious ITV series which has served as a reminder of how fabulous and underused Clary is.
The HUNK takes our biologics stability tools line up to the next level," said Taegen Clary, Sr.
HHHII There's a flash of stage lighting, a sound crash from the band and Julian Clary walks on as Dandini.
Catclar Investments, helmed by president Irene Catsibris Clary, has extensive experience developing luxury townhome projects, both in the U.
Bankrupt developer Roger S- "Steve" Clary of Little Rock is enjoying two more months of freedom before he begins serving his 30-month federal prison sen-tence.
The great thing about the series is that it will not be about the leading characters in "The Mortal Instruments" books, Clary and Jace, but on new shadow hunters.
LOS ANGELES -- Robert Clary of ''Hogan's Heroes'' fame said he will be celebrating his 88th birthday this weekend simply, at a dinner out with friends, and with gratitude for his long life.
SHOWBIZ star Julian Clary took time out of his busy schedule to support a little know charity.
COMEDIAN Julian Clary has revealed how he suffered "day-long" panic attacks that once drove him to the brink of suicide.
asks Clary (Lily Collins), the spunky heroine of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.