Meaning of wormwood
Pronunciation: (wûrm'wood"), [key]
- any composite herb or low shrub of the genus Artemisia.
- a bitter, aromatic plant, A. absinthium, of the Old World, used as a vermifuge and a tonic, and as an ingredient in absinthe.
- something bitter, grievous, or extremely unpleasant.
- wormwood (Thesaurus)