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Webster 1913 Edition


Lovage

Lov′age

,
Noun.
[F.
livèche
, 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.

Webster 1828 Edition


Lovage

LOV'AGE

,
Noun.
A plant of the genus Ligusticum.

Definition 2022


lovage

lovage

English

Noun

lovage (countable and uncountable, plural lovages)

  1. A perennial Mediterranean herb, Levisticum officinale, with odor and flavor resembling celery.

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