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 for Meadow sage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sage \Sage\, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus
     saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See
     Safe.] (Bot.)
     (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis) with
         grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc.
         The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which
         many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet
         sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
     (b) The sagebrush.
         [1913 Webster]
     Meadow sage (Bot.), a blue-flowered species of Salvia
        ({Salvia pratensis) growing in meadows in Europe.
     Sage cheese, cheese flavored with sage, and colored green
        by the juice of leaves of spinach and other plants which
        are added to the milk.
     Sage cock (Zool.), the male of the sage grouse; in a more
        general sense, the specific name of the sage grouse.
     Sage green, of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves
        of garden sage.
     Sage grouse (Zool.), a very large American grouse
        ({Centrocercus urophasianus), native of the dry sagebrush
        plains of Western North America. Called also cock of the
        plains. The male is called sage cock, and the female
        sage hen.
     Sage hare, or Sage rabbit (Zool.), a species of hare
        ({Lepus Nuttalli syn. Lepus artemisia) which inhabits
        the arid regions of Western North America and lives among
        sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely
        a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit.
     Sage hen (Zool.), the female of the sage grouse.
     Sage+sparrow+(Zool.),+a+small+sparrow+({Amphispiza+Belli">Sage sparrow (Zool.), a small sparrow ({Amphispiza Belli,
        var. Nevadensis) which inhabits the dry plains of the
        Rocky Mountain region, living among sagebrush.
     Sage thrasher (Zool.), a singing bird ({Oroscoptes
        montanus) which inhabits the sagebrush plains of Western
        North America.
     Sage+willow+(Bot.),+a+species+of+willow+({Salix+tristis">Sage willow (Bot.), a species of willow ({Salix tristis)
        forming a low bush with nearly sessile grayish green
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Meadow \Mead"ow\, a.
     Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow;
     produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. "Fat meadow
     ground." --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see
           the particular word in the Vocabulary.
           [1913 Webster]
     Meadow beauty. (Bot.) Same as Deergrass.
     Meadow foxtail (Bot.), a valuable pasture grass
        ({Alopecurus pratensis) resembling timothy, but with
        softer spikes.
     Meadow hay, a coarse grass, or true sedge, growing in
        uncultivated swamp or river meadow; -- used as fodder or
        bedding for cattle, packing for ice, etc. [Local, U. S.]
     Meadow hen. (Zool.)
     (a) The American bittern. See Stake-driver.
     (b) The American coot ({Fulica).
     (c) The clapper rail.
     Meadow mouse (Zool.), any mouse of the genus Arvicola, as
        the common American species Arvicola riparia; -- called
        also field mouse, and field vole.
     Meadow mussel (Zool.), an American ribbed mussel ({Modiola
        plicatula), very abundant in salt marshes.
     Meadow ore (Min.), bog-iron ore, a kind of limonite.
     Meadow parsnip. (Bot.) See under Parsnip.
     Meadow pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
     Meadow pipit (Zool.), a small singing bird of the genus
        Anthus, as Anthus pratensis, of Europe.
     Meadow rue (Bot.), a delicate early plant, of the genus
        Thalictrum, having compound leaves and numerous white
        flowers. There are many species.
     Meadow saffron. (Bot.) See under Saffron.
     Meadow sage. (Bot.) See under Sage.
     Meadow saxifrage (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant of Europe
        ({Silaus pratensis), somewhat resembling fennel.
     Meadow snipe (Zool.), the common or jack snipe.
        [1913 Webster] meadowgrass

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