wormseed: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wûrm'sēd"), [key]
— n.
  1. the dried, unexpanded flower heads of a wormwood, Artemisia cinaor the fruit of certain goosefoots, esp. Chenopodium anthelminticum (or C. ambrosioides), the Mexican tea or American wormseed, used as an anthelmintic drug.
  2. any of these plants.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: