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Dictionary Meaning Of Wormwood

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.

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