An aromatic shrub, Artemisia abrotanum, related to wormwood

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  • Southernwood — South ern*wood , n. (Bot.) A shrubby species of wormwood ({Artemisia Abrotanum}) having aromatic foliage. It is sometimes used in making beer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • southernwood — [suth′ərn wood΄] n. [ME suthernewode < OE sutherne wudu: it is native to southern Europe] a shrubby European wormwood (Artemisia abrotanum) with yellowish flowers and fragrant leaves …   English World dictionary

  • Southernwood — Taxobox name = Southernwood regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Artemisia species = A. abrotanum binomial = Artemisia abrotanum binomial authority = L.Southernwood (… …   Wikipedia

  • Southernwood — Recorded in several spellings including Southwold, Southwood, and Southernwood, this is an English locational surname. In the famous Domesday Book for the year 1086 there is a place called Sudwolda, which in later taxation and land rolls appears… …   Surnames reference

  • southernwood — paprastasis diemedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Artemisia abrotanum), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje (Turkijoje), kitur – auginamas. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Southernwood — tikrasis diemedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gentis. Kietis – Artemisia L. Šeima. Astriniai – Asteraceae Martynov atitikmenys: lot. Artemisia abrotanum angl. lady’s love; oldman wormwood; Southernwood vok. Eberraute; Eberreis; Stabwurz …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • southernwood — noun Date: before 12th century a shrubby fragrant European wormwood (Artemisia abrotanum) with bitter foliage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • southernwood — /sudh euhrn wood /, n. a woody stemmed wormwood, Artemisia abrotanum, of southern Europe, having aromatic, finely dissected leaves. Also called old man. [bef. 1000; ME southernwode, OE sutherne wudu. See SOUTHERN, WOOD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • southernwood — n. shrub or plant native of Europe with creamy white flowers and bitter leaves (used in brewing beer) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • southernwood — noun a bushy artemisia of southern Europe. [Artemisia abrotanum.] …   English new terms dictionary

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