Roman wormwood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Roman wormwood glaucous herb of northeastern United States and Canada having loose racemes of yellow-tipped pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Fumaria
    • n Roman wormwood European wormwood; minor source of absinthe
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Roman wormwood (Bot) an American weed (Ambrosia artemisi√¶folia); hogweed.
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Usage

In literature:

It was overrun with Roman wormwood and beggar-ticks, which last stuck to my clothes for all fruit.
"Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau
Mouse-ear, Chick-weed, Roman Wormwood, Elecampane, and other plants.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
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