Definition of Artemisia

1. Noun. Any of various composite shrubs or herbs of the genus Artemisia having aromatic green or greyish foliage.

Group relationships: Genus Artemisia
Specialized synonyms: Artemisia Dracunculus, Estragon, Tarragon
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Artemisia

1. n. A genus of plants including the plants called mugwort, southernwood, and wormwood. Of these A. absinthium, or common wormwood, is well known, and A. tridentata is the sage brush of the Rocky Mountain region.

Definition of Artemisia

1. Noun. (plants) Any of many aromatic flowering plants of the genus ''Artemisia'', including wormwood, sagebrush, and tarragon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Artemisia

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Medical Definition of Artemisia

1. A genus of plants including the plants called mugwort, southernwood, and wormwood. Of these A. Absinthium, or common wormwood, is well known, and A. Tridentata is the sage brush of the Rocky Mountain region. Origin: L. Artemisia, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Artemisia

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arteether
artefact
artefacts
artefactual
artefactually
artel
artels
artemesinin
artemether
artemia
artemias
artemin
artemins
artemisia (current term)
artemisias
artemisinin
artemon
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arter
arterenol
arteri-
arteria
arteria acetabuli
arteria alveolaris
arteria alveolaris inferior
arteria alveolaris superior
arteria alveolaris superior posterior

Literary usage of Artemisia

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1. The Greeks and the Persians by George William Cox (1886)
"city—artemisia the queen of Halikarnassos, the birthplace of the historian Herodotos ... His safe return to Sousa was the one artemisia, matter of paramount ..."

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