Roman wormwood

noun

Definition of Roman wormwood

1a : a European wormwood (Artemisia pontica) that is a minor source of absinthe
2 : a glaucous North American corydalis (Corydalis sempervirens) with loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers

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First Known Use of Roman wormwood

1551, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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