abrotanum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, from Latin abrotonum, from Ancient Greek ἀβρότονον (abrótonon, wormwood, southernwood).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abrotanum (plural abrotanums)

  1. A bushy wormwood from Europe, sometimes used in the brewing of beer.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 6