Definition of Artemisia absinthium. Meaning of Artemisia absinthium. Synonyms of Artemisia absinthium

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Artemisia absinthium. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Artemisia absinthium and, of course, Artemisia absinthium synonyms and on the right images related to the word Artemisia absinthium.

Definition of Artemisia absinthium

Artemisia Absinthium
Wormwood Worm"wood, n. [AS. werm?d, akin to OHG. wermuota, wormuota, G. wermuth, wermut; of uncertain origin.] 1. (Bot.) A composite plant (Artemisia Absinthium), having a bitter and slightly aromatic taste, formerly used as a tonic and a vermifuge, and to protect woolen garments from moths. It gives the peculiar flavor to the cordial called absinthe. The volatile oil is a narcotic poison. The term is often extended to other species of the same genus. 2. Anything very bitter or grievous; bitterness. Lest there should be among you a root that beareth gall and wormwood. --Deut. xxix. 18. Roman wormwood (Bot.), an American weed (Ambrosia artemisi[ae]folia); hogweed. Tree wormwood (Bot.), a species of Artemisia (probably Artemisia variabilis) with woody stems. Wormwood hare (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the common hare (Lepus timidus); -- so named from its color.
Artemisia absinthium
Absinthin Ab*sin"thin, n. (Chem.) The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium). --Watts.
Artemisia absinthium
Absinthium Ab*sin"thi*um, n. [L., from Gr. ?.] (Bot.) The common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), an intensely bitter plant, used as a tonic and for making the oil of wormwood.

Meaning of Artemisia absinthium from wikipedia

- Artemisia absinthium (wormwood, grand wormwood, absinthe, absinthium, absinthe wormwood) is a species of Artemisia native to temperate regions of Eurasia...
- – grand wormwood, absinthium Artemisia adamsii Besser Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. – African wormwood, African sagebrush Artemisia alaskana Rydb. – Alaska...
- Artemisia vulgaris (common mugwort) is one of several species in the genus Artemisia commonly known as mugwort, although Artemisia vulgaris is the species...
- between A. arborescens and A. absinthium, but is probably a form from the Middle East where arborescems and absinthium appear to intergrade. The original...
- Artemisia campestris is a common and widespread species of plants in the sunflower family, Asteraceae. It is native to a wide region of Eurasia and North...
- spirit derived from botanicals, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium ("grand wormwood"), together with green anise, sweet fennel, and...
- Artemisia afra, the African wormwood,[4] is a common species of the genus Artemisia in Africa, with a wide distribution from South Africa, to areas reaching...
- Petitmengin (1906) - Hybrid with: Artemisia absinthium Artemisia × pampaninii Vaccari (1904) - Hybrid with: Artemisia nana Artemisia × perrieri Petitmengin (1906)...
- as an anthelminthic, so it is sometimes confused with wormwood (Artemisia absinthium). The plant, called nāgadamanī in Sanskrit, is used in Ayurveda for...
- Hapsburg is a brand of absinthe containing the herb wormwood (Artemisia absinthium). Hapsburg Absinthe manufactures five different types of Absinthe: Hapsburg...
Loading...