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Absinthium definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ABSINTH'IUM, n. Budaeus in his commentaries on Theophrast, supposes the word composed of a priv. delight, so named from its bitterness. But it may be an Oriental word.
The common wormwood; a bitter plant, used as a tonic. A species of Artemisia.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.



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