noun south·ern·wood \ˈsə-thərn-ˌwd\

Definition of SOUTHERNWOOD

:  a shrubby fragrant European wormwood (Artemisia abrotanum) with bitter foliage

First Known Use of SOUTHERNWOOD

before 12th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: southern yellow pinePrevious Word in the Dictionary: southern white cedarAll Words Near: southernwood
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears