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English Dictionary: lovage by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
lovage
n
  1. herb native to southern Europe; cultivated for its edible stalks and foliage and seeds
    Synonym(s): lovage, Levisticum officinale
  2. stalks eaten like celery or candied like angelica; seeds used for flavoring or pickled like capers
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Lovage \Lov"age\, n. [F. liv[8a]che, fr. L. levisticum,
      ligusticum, a plant indigenous to Liguria, lovage, from
      Ligusticus Ligustine, Ligurian, Liguria a country of
      Cisalpine Gaul.] (Bot.)
      An umbelliferous plant ({Levisticum officinale}), sometimes
      used in medicine as an aromatic stimulant.
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