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Absinthe

see synonyms of absinthe

1. absinthe, artemisia absinthium, common wormwood, lad's love, old man

aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

2. absinth, absinthe

strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

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Absinthe

see synonyms of absinthe
noun
1. 
a potent green alcoholic drink, technically a gin, originally having high wormwood content
2.  another name for wormwood (sense 1)

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Absinthe

see synonyms of absinthe
noun
1. 
wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) or its essence
2. 
a. 
a green, bitter, toxic liqueur made with wormwood oil and anise: now illegal in most countries
b. 
a similar drink, as anis or pastis, made with a wormwood substitute

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Absinthe

see synonyms of absinthe
n.
1. A perennial aromatic Eurasian herb (Artemisia absinthium) in the composite family, naturalized in North America and having pinnatifid, silvery, silky leaves and numerous nodding flower heads. Also called wormwood.
2. A green liquor having a bitter anise or licorice flavor and a high alcohol content, prepared from absinthe and other herbs, prohibited in many countries when containing thujone because of its alleged toxicity.

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