abrotanum

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

abrotanum ‎(countable and uncountable, plural abrotanums)

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

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  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