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Noun: absinthe  ab-sinth
  1. Aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe
    - common wormwood, old man, lad's love, Artemisia absinthium
  2. Strong green liqueur flavoured with wormwood and anise
    - absinth

Derived forms: absinthes

Type of: cordial, liqueur, wormwood

Part of: genus Artemisia

Encyclopedia: Absinthe