artemisia

noun
ar·te·mi·sia | \ˌär-tə-ˈmi-zh(ē-)ə, -zē-ə\

Definition of artemisia 

: any of a genus (Artemisia) of aromatic composite herbs and shrubs (such as sagebrush) — compare wormwood sense 1

First Known Use of artemisia

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for artemisia

New Latin, from Latin, artemisia, from Greek, wormwood

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artemisia

noun
ar·te·mis·ia | \ˌärt-ə-ˈmizh(-ē)-ə, -ˈmē-zh(ē-)ə, -ˈmiz-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of artemisia 

1 capitalized : a genus of composite shrubs and herbs (as the sagebrushes and santonicas) that have strongly scented foliage and small rayless flower heads

2 : any plant of the genus Artemisia

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