common wormwood

noun
aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
Hypernyms: ↑wormwood
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Artemisia
Substance Holonyms: ↑absinth, ↑absinthe

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  • common wormwood — kartusis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Artemisia absinthium), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Wormwood Pug — Taxobox name = Wormwood Pug regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Geometridae genus = Eupithecia species = E. absinthiata binomial = Eupithecia absinthiata binomial authority = Clerck, 1759The… …   Wikipedia

  • Wormwood — The essence of absinthe, an emerald green liqueur flavored with extracts of the wormwood plant, licorice and aromatic flavorings in a alcohol base. Absinthe was manufactured, commercialized and popularized in France in the late 1700s by Henri… …   Medical dictionary

  • wormwood — kartusis kietis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Artemisia absinthium), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wormwood — /werrm wood /, n. 1. any composite herb or low shrub of the genus Artemisia. 2. a bitter, aromatic plant, A. absinthium, of the Old World, used as a vermifuge and a tonic, and as an ingredient in absinthe. 3. something bitter, grievous, or… …   Universalium

  • Wormwood Scrubs — is also the name of the Wormwood Scrubs prison. Wormwood Scrubs, known locally as The Scrubs , is an open space located in the north eastern corner of the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham in west London. It is the largest open space in… …   Wikipedia

  • WORMWOOD — WORMWOOD, according to most commentators to be identified with the scriptural לַעֲנָה (la anah). It indicates evil (Deut. 29:17; Amos 5:7; et al.) as does the drinking of the liquid extracted from it (Lam. 3:15; et al.). In Arabic it is called… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 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

  • Wormwood hare — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • common ragweed — kietinė ambrozija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Ambrosia artemisiifolia angl. annual ragweed; bitterweed; common ragweed; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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