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Sackville-West, Vita (1892 - 1962)

also called Vita 1892-1962 English poet and novelist Born in Knole, Kent, she was educated privately, and started writing novels and plays as a child.

Open sage

any species of the large genus Salvia, aromatic herbs or shrubs of the family Labiatae ( mint family). The common sage of herb gardens is S.

Open saxifrage

( săk'sĭfrĭj ), common name for several members of the Saxifragaceae, a family of widely varying herbs, shrubs, and small trees of cosmopolitan


common name for the Solanaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and a few trees of warm regions, chiefly tropical America. Many are climbing or creeping

Open soybean

Leguminous plant (see legume ), native to East Asia, in particular Japan and China. Originally grown as a food crop for animals, it is increasingly

Open spice

aromatic vegetable product used as a flavoring or condiment. The term was formerly applied also to pungent or aromatic foods (e.g., gingerbread and

Open spruce

any plant of the genus Picea, evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Pinaceae ( pine family) widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. The


( spûrj ), common name for members of the Euphorbiaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees of greatly varied structure and almost cosmopolitan

Open stem

supporting structure of a plant, serving also to conduct and to store food materials. The stems of herbaceous and of woody plants differ: those of