Roman wormwood

noun
1. European wormwood; minor source of absinthe
Syn: ↑Artemis pontica
Hypernyms: ↑wormwood
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Artemisia
2. glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
Hypernyms: ↑Corydalis, ↑genus Corydalis

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized R
1.
a. : a European wormwood (Artemisia pontica) that is a minor source of absinthe
b. : ragweed 2a
2. : a glaucous No. American corydalis (Corydalis sempervirens) with loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers

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  • Wormwood — Worm wood, n. [AS. werm?d, akin to OHG. wermuota, wormuota, G. wermuth, wermut; of uncertain origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A composite plant ({Artemisia Absinthium}), having a bitter and slightly aromatic taste, formerly used as a tonic and a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • beach wormwood — pontinis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos prieskoninis augalas (Artemisia pontica), paplitęs vakarų Sibire ir pietryčių Europoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia pontica angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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