sea wormwood

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea wormwood plants of western and northern European coasts
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea wormwood (Bot) A European species of wormwood (Artemisia maritima) growing by the sea.
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Usage

In poetry:

To-day I pine here in a chain whose gall
Is bitterer than drop of wormwood brought
From that salt sea where nothing lives, and all
The recompense my willfulness has brought.
"Mystery Of Carmel" by Madge Morris Wagner