Definition of "artemisia" []

  • Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia in the composite family, having green or grayish foliage and usually numerous small discoid flower heads and including the mugwort, sagebrush, tarragon, and wormweed. (noun)

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Use "artemisia" in a sentence
  • "Mingled with the artemisia was a shrubby and thorny chenopodiaceous plant."
  • "Botanical research efforts that received recent federal funding include:- Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, to investigate how supplements such as artemisia and St. John's wort can reduce a person's chances of developing metabolic syndrome."
  • "There are 400 kinds of artemisia, including southernwood and tarragon, all pungent, and ready to plant."