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Definition of the noun Absinthium

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Absinthium is the vernacular name of the Artemisia absinthium, a species of Artemisia.

  • geographic area: North America

Alternative definition of the noun Absinthium


  1. [plants] The common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), an intensely bitter herb used in the production of absinthe and vermouth, and as a tonic.

Phrases with Absinthium

  1. Absinthium Laxum
  2. Absinthium Majus
  3. Absinthium Viride
  4. Absinthium Alpinum
  5. Absinthium Boreale
  6. Absinthium Lanatum
  7. Absinthium Vulgare
  8. Absinthium Bipedale
  9. Absinthium Candidum
  10. Absinthium Dentatum
  11. Absinthium Frigidum
  12. Absinthium Ponticum
  13. Absinthium Rupestre
  14. Absinthium Saxatile
  15. Absinthium Spicatum
  16. Absinthium Trifidum
  17. Absinthium Virgatum
  18. Absinthium Argenteum
  19. Absinthium Mutellina
  20. artemisia absinthium

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Google previewThe Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture (1917)

A Discussion for the Amateur, and the Professional and Commercial Grower, of the Kinds, Characteristics and Methods of Cultivation of the Species of Plants Grown in the Regions of the United States and Canada for Ornament, for Fancy, for Fruit and for Vegetables; with Keys to the Natural Families and Genera, Descriptions of the Horticultural Capabilities of the States and Provinces and Dependent Islands, and Sketches of Eminent Horticulturists by Liberty Hyde Bailey

Absinthium is the chief source of absinthe; A. Barrelieri, Bess., of Spain, is said to be used in the preparation of Algerian absinthe; A. Cina , ...

Google previewBright Morning Star (2015)

by Kraig Russell

Artemesia absinthium is a very common and widespread species of wormwood, but some authorities believe that the species that is most likely mentioned in the Bible is Artemesia judaica. Whichever it was, in Latin it was referred to as ...

Google previewAn all the Year Garden (2013)

by Margery Fish

absinthium is the boldest, and gives great bushy sprays two and a half feet long, with myriads of tiny round flowers in light buff against fine silver leaves. A. pontica is a different shade of grey, rather more the colour of pewter, and the flowers ...

Google preview1763-1769 (1809)

1763-1769 by Royal Society (Great Britain), Charles Hutton, George Shaw, Richard Pearson

Ma-Ia-Yesa says, " Absinthium is a Greek word, in Persic it is called Mowi- Chowsheh. This is a plant which grows freely and largely ; it rises in a stem, from which shoot out many branches, on which are many thick and tufted leaves; it bears a ...

Google previewA Reference handbook of the medical sciences embracing the entire range of scientific and practical medicine and allied science (1904)

Absinthium is an aromatic bitter, acting like ...

Google previewFrom 1763 to 1769 (1809)

Ma-la-Yesa says, “Absinthium is a Greek word, in Persic it is called MowiChowsheh. This is a plant which grows freely and largely; it rises in a stem, from which shoot out many branches, on which are many thick and tufted leaves; it bears a ...

Google previewThe Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, from Their Commencement, in 1665, to the Year 1800; Abridged, with Notes and Biographic Illustrations, by Charles Hutton, Georges Shaw, Richard Pearson... (1809)

From 1763 to 1769. 12

Ma-la-Yesa says, “Absinthium is a Greek word, in Persic it is called MowiChowsheh. This is a plant which grows freely and largely; it rises in a stem, from which shoot out many branches, on which are many thick and tufted leaves; it bears a ...

Google previewAll Kinds of Scented Wood

Artemisia absinthium is a low bush up to a meter tall. Fine silky hairs cover its narrow, segmented leaves, giving the bush a grey-green appearance. Tiny yellowish flowers grow in clusters on a drooping spike. The root system penetrates ...

Google previewThe Edible Front Yard (2011)

The Mow-Less, Grow-More Plan for a Beautiful, Bountiful Garden by Ivette Soler

Artemisia absinthium is the specific species used to make the hallucinogenic liqueur but the entire genus of plants is visually intoxicating. Artemisia 'Powis Castle' is a vision of pure silver, with delicately filigreed leaves that act as a perfect foil ...

Google previewUniversal Technological Dictionary (1823)

Or, Familiar Explanations of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences by George Crabb

Absinthium is the Artemisia; the Achillea Aegyptiaca, et Clavenae; the Parthenium hysterophorus; the Senecio abrotanifoliis; and the Tanacetum incanum et annuum of Linnaeus. J. Bauh. Hist. Plant.; C. Bauh. Pin.; Ger. Herb.; Parkins. Theat.

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

Absint-alsem Dutch name for Artemisia absinthium. Absinth See: Absinthe. Absinthe From Old French, from Latin absinthium, from Greek apsinthion. 1. A perennial aromatic European herb (Artemisia absinthium), naturalised in eastern North ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Absinthium. Medicine. — Blume informs us that the leaves of this plant are used to prepare an aromatic infusion, whose good effects have been extolled in the treatment of cholera. The seeds also afford a scented oil. These same properties ...

Google previewMedical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise account of the various subjects and terms, ... and formulae for ... preparations etc. Third edition (1865)

Ammisia absinthium—a. Mnrinum, Artemisia maritime—aMaritimum, Artemisia maritime—a. Pontlcum, Artemisia pontica—a. Romanum, Artemisia pontica—a. Santonicum. Artemisia santonica —o. Vulgarc, Artemisia absinthium.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

absinthium. Linnaeus. Absinthe,Wormwood Family Compositae: Asteraceae (Aster Family); Antemideae Tribe Formsand Subspecies The wild form occasionally differs from the cultivated form.Therealso areseveral chemotypes (see ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Pratical Materia Medica (1900)

by John Henry Clarke

Absinthium. Artemisia absinthium, Linn. Common Wormwood. (Europe) Not to be confounded with Artemisia vulgaris, which is also called Wormwood. N. O. Compositze. Tincture of fresh young leaves and flowers. (Hialeah—Brain, congestion ...

Google previewA dictionary of practical materia medica

by John Henry Clarke

Absinthium,. see. Absinthium. Artemisia. Contra. &. Judaica,. see. Gina. Artemisia . Vulgaris. Artemisia vulgaris, Linn. Wormwood. Mugwort. Beifuss. N.O. Compositae. Tincture of fresh root. Clinical.— Catalepsy. Chorea. Convulsions. Dysmenia ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

1: a neurotoxic alcoholic beverage made from Artemisia absinthium and other bitter herbs. The alcohol content is 60% or more; it also contains thujone extracted from A. absinthium. Regular use causes CNS manifestations such as anxiety and ...

Google previewLeung's Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients (2011)

Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed

ABSINTHIUM. Source:Artemisia absinthium L. (Family Compositae or Asteraceae). Common/vernacular names: Absinthe, absinthe grande, absinthium, armoise, common wormwood, wermut, wermutkraut, andwormwood.

Google previewLexicon Pharmaceuticum (1828)

Or a Pharmaceutical Dictionary, Comprehending the Pharmacopoeias of London, Edinburgh, and Dublin, with a Variety of Other Useful Information Relative to Medicine and Pharmacy ... by Thomas Castle

ABSINTHIUM. L. Common Wormwood* Artemisia Absinthinm. E. Absinthinm Vulgare. D. This plant, the Artemisia Absinthtum of Linnaens, is a native perennial of this country, belonging to the same class, order, and genus, as the Abrotanum.

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Absinthium (Mill.) DC. Artemisia arborescens L., Sp. PI. ed. 2 (1763) 1 188. Fr. absinthe arborescente; genia ou gerru (Cyprus). Mediterranean region; adventive in North America. Cultivated in gardens in the E Mediterranean and in N Africa as ...

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