the dried flower heads of any of several species of wormwood, belonging to the genus Artemisia, used as a vermifuge.
an oriental wormwood plant, Artemisia cina (or maritima)
the dried flower heads of this plant, formerly used as a vermifuge
noun, Chemistry. 1. a crystalline compound, C 1 5 H 1 8 O 3 , the active principle of santonica. noun 1. a white crystalline soluble substance extracted from the dried flower heads of santonica and used in medicine as an anthelmintic. Formula: C15H18O3 santonin san·to·nin (sān’tə-nĭn) n. A colorless crystalline compound obtained from species […]
noun 1. Thera.
noun 1. Thera. noun 1. a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km). noun 1. a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001) Also called […]
noun 1. a seaport in S Brazil: world’s largest coffee-exporting port. noun, plural santos [san-tohz, sahn-; Spanish sahn-taws] /ˈsæn toʊz, ˈsɑn-; Spanish ˈsɑn tɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. a carved figure of a saint, usually of wood, as from Puerto Rico, Mexico, or the southwestern U.S. noun 1. a port in S Brazil, in São Paulo […]