chia: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (chē'u), [key]
- a plant, Salvia columbariae, of the mint family, native to the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having mostly basal, oblong leaves and small blue flowers: the seeds are used as food and as the source of a beverage.
- any of several similar related plants.
- a beverage brewed from the seeds of any of these plants.