Definition of "sagebrush" [sage•brush]

  • Any of several aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia, especially A. tridentata, a shrub of arid regions of western North America, having silver-green leaves and large clusters of small white flower heads. (noun)

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Use "sagebrush" in a sentence
  • "The Setup Lundberg often hunts in sagebrush flats."
  • "You may have to crawl to get into position, and if so, you'll find that the sagebrush is carpeted with small cacti, yuccas, rocks, and serpents."
  • "Have you ever wondered what it looks like to lay down in short sagebrush and have semi-wild canids come hunting you down?"