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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The principle compound found in wormwood (Artemisia absinthium), having a bitter taste.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The crystalline bitter principle (C20H28O4) of wormwood, Artemisia Absinthium.

Etymologies

From Latin absinthium. (Wiktionary)

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