scarlet sage


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scarlet sage

n.
Either of two salvias, Salvia splendens of Brazil or S. coccinea of tropical and subtropical America, cultivated for their long racemes of showy scarlet flowers.
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scar′let sage′


n.
a Brazilian shrub, Salviasplendens, of the mint family, having ovate leaves and bell-shaped scarlet flowers.
[1905–10]
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