- a European plant, Levisticum officinale, of the parsley family, having coarsely toothed compound leaves, cultivated in gardens.
Origin of lovage
Examples from the Web for lovage
Historical Examples of lovage
The Highlanders have the same opinion of the virtues of Lovage.A Garden with House Attached
Sarah Warner Brooks
They brought a dishevelled and sleepy doctor, with a strong smell of lovage vodka.The Diary of a Superfluous Man and Other Stories
Lovage cleers the sight, takes away redness and Freckles from the Face.Every Day Life in the Massachusetts Bay Colony
George Francis Dow
The same effect may be produced by poultice mixed with levisticum (lovage) or leaves of parsley.Gilbertus Anglicus
Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Take the juice of smallage or lovage, and mix with any kind of bait.
- a European umbelliferous plant, Levisticum officinale, with greenish-white flowers and aromatic fruits, which are used for flavouring food
- Scotch lovage a similar and related plant, Ligusticum scoticum, of N Europe