abrotanum

noun
abrot·​a·​num | \ əˈbrätᵊnəm\
plural -s

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First Known Use of abrotanum

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abrotanum

borrowed from New Latin, specific epithet of Artemisia abrotanum, earlier, a name for either this plant or Santolina chamaecyparissus, going back to Latin abrotanum, abrotonum, habrotonum, borrowed from Greek abrotonon, habrotonon

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