absinthium

noun
ab·​sin·​thi·​um | \ ab-ˈsin(t)-thē-əm How to pronounce absinthium (audio) \
plural absinthium

Medical Definition of absinthium

2a : the dried leaves and flowering tops of a common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) once used as a bitter tonic and stomachic
b : oil of wormwood used as an ingredient of absinthe

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“Absinthium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/absinthium. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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