WORMWOOD MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Wormwood Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A composite plant (Artemisia Absinthium), having a bitter and slightly aromatic taste, formerly used as a tonic and a vermifuge, and to protect woolen garments from moths. It gives the peculiar flavor to the cordial called absinthe. The volatile oil is a narcotic poison. The term is often extended to other species of the same genus.
  2. (n.) Anything very bitter or grievous; bitterness.


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