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Definition of Roman wormwood

Roman wormwood
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.

Meaning of Roman wormwood from wikipedia

- Roman wormwood is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Artemisia pontica Ambrosia artemisiifolia...
- Artemisia pontica, Roman wormwood Artemisia vulgaris, mugwort Ambrosia artemisiifolia, Roman wormwood Senna artemisioides, Wormwood senna Wormwood Scrubs, an...
- Asteraceae. Common names for various species in the genus include mugwort, wormwood, and sagebrush. Artemisia comprises hardy herbaceous plants and shrubs...
- botanicals, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium ("grand wormwood"), together with green anise, sweet fennel, and other medicinal and culinary...
- Artemisia pontica, the Roman wormwood or small absinthe, is an herb used in the production of absinthe and vermouth. Originating in southeastern Europe...
- Artemisia maritima is a European species of wormwood known as sea wormwood and old woman. It is native to France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Germany...
- "petite absinthe" is inaccurate, as petite absinthe refers invariably to 'Roman wormwood' (Artemisia pontica) throughout credible distillation treatises, while...
- true wormwoods. It has also been called the common names: American wormwood, bitterweed, blackweed, carrot weed, hay fever weed, Roman wormwood, short...
- – Clematis virginiana Woolly morning gloryArgyreia nervosa Wormwood Roman wormwoodAmbrosia artemisiifolia, Corydalis sempervirens Wound rocket...
- altamisa Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. – common ragweed, short ragweed, Roman wormwood Ambrosia artemisioides Meyen & Walp. Ambrosia bidentata Michx. – lanceleaf...
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