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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) The bitter principle of wormwood (Artemisia absinthium).

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

Etymologies

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From Latin absinthium.

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