southernwood

noun
south·ern·wood | \ˈsə-t͟hərn-ˌwu̇d \

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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