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1. wormwood

noun. ['ˈwɝːmˌwʊd'] any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium.

Synonyms

  • Artemisia annua
  • field wormwood
  • Roman wormwood
  • suffrutex
  • beach wormwood
  • Artemisia campestris
  • Artemisia absinthium
  • dusty miller
  • Asteraceae
  • old woman
  • prairie sagewort
  • Artemisia stelleriana
  • sea wormwood
  • sweet wormwood
  • Compositae
  • mugwort
  • aster family
  • Seriphidium maritimum
  • lad's love
  • wormwood sage
  • family Compositae
  • Artemisia frigida
  • Artemisia abrotanum
  • Artemisia maritima
  • Artemis pontica
  • subshrub
  • old man
  • absinthe
  • common wormwood
  • southernwood

Antonyms

  • woman
  • mother
  • euphemism
  • female parent

Etymology

  • wormwode (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wormwood

  • allenwood
  • armwood
  • arrowood
  • arwood
  • ashwood
  • attwood
  • atwood
  • beechwood
  • bellwood
  • bigwood
  • blackwood
  • bournewood
  • boxwood
  • braidwood
  • brentwood
  • catherwood
  • caywood
  • chatswood
  • cheatwood
  • chitwood

Example sentences of the word wormwood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Thujone is a component of wormwood that is believed to cause the majority of damage to the body.

Quotes containing the word wormwood


1. Ms. Wormwood: Calvin, can you tell us what Lewis and Clark did? Calvin: No, but I can recite the secret superhero origin of each member of Captain Napalm's Thermonuclear League of Liberty. Ms. Wormwood: See me after class, Calvin. Calvin: [retrospectively] I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
- Bill Watterson

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