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any of several composite plants of the genus Artemisia, having aromatic foliage and small disk flowers, including the sagebrush, wormwood, and mugwort.
Historical Examples

Vegetation is precisely the same; no Joussa or other fodder for camels than artemisia and spinous Compositæ.
Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The William Griffith

There p. 70is no vegetation but artemisia (sago) and screw-wood (torscilla).
Some Heroes of Travel W. H. Davenport Adams

That artemisia had had a lover in England was not a matter of amazement to them at all.
Captain Macedoine’s Daughter William McFee

“Berenike, artemisia, Arsinoe,” the names lingered in his mind.
Three Soldiers John Dos Passos

The broken peduncles, mixed with the calyces and flower-buds, of several species of artemisia imported from the Levant.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

He would sit in the saloon watching her with the child, and mutter ‘artemisia!
Captain Macedoine’s Daughter William McFee

I only mention it because he, too, in his way, fell in love with artemisia and for a time neglected his familiar preoccupations.
Captain Macedoine’s Daughter William McFee

Mausolus died in 351, and was succeeded by his widow artemisia.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 2 Various

artemisia shrugged her shoulders and showed the tip of her tongue. ‘
Captain Macedoine’s Daughter William McFee

All the purlieus of bigelovia and artemisia are noisy with them for a month.
The Land of Little Rain Mary Austin

any herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Artemisia, of the N hemisphere, such as mugwort, sagebrush, and wormwood: family Asteraceae (composites)


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