Roman wormwood


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Related to Roman wormwood: wormwood oil, American Wormwood
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Noun1.Roman wormwood - European wormwoodRoman wormwood - European wormwood; minor source of absinthe
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
wormwood - any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
2.Roman wormwood - glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowersRoman wormwood - glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
genus Corydalis, Corydalis - annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
References in classic literature ?
That's Roman wormwood -- that's pigweed -- that's sorrel -- that's piper-grass -- have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.
Or they can opt for 'Absinthium Romanum', Roman Wormwood Wine.