southernwood(redirected from Artemisia arborea)
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An aromatic shrubby artemisia (Artemisia abrotanum) of southern Europe, having finely divided grayish foliage and pale yellow flower heads. Also called old man.
(Plants) an aromatic shrubby wormwood, Artemisia abrotanum, of S Europe, having finely dissected leaves and small drooping heads of yellowish flowers. Also called: old man or lad's love
[Old English. See southern, wood]
a woody-stemmed wormwood, Artemisia abrotanum, of S Europe, having aromatic, finely dissected leaves.
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|Noun||1.||southernwood - shrubby European wormwood naturalized in North America; sometimes used in brewing beer|
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