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Definition of "clary" [clar•y•cla•ry]

  • 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. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clary" in a sentence
  • "The plant is a relative of mint, thyme and lavender and has its own aromatic leaves that were used as a gargle for sore throats and for treating sore eyes – the name clary comes from "clear-eye"."
  • "In L'Eau $150, barneys.com , Serge Lutens brings a mere three notes together—white mint, clary sage and magnolia."
  • "Meadow clary – clusters of violet-blue flowers standing high on tall spikes."
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