southernwood

noun
south·​ern·​wood | \ ˈsə-t͟hərn-ˌwu̇d How to pronounce southernwood (audio) \

Definition of southernwood

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

First Known Use of southernwood

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Southernwood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/southernwood. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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