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absinthe


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Absinth  \Ab"sinth`\,  Absinthe  \Ab"sinthe`\,  n.  [F.  absinthe.  See 
  {Absinthium}.] 
  1.  The  plant  absinthium  or  common  wormwood. 
 
  2.  A  strong  spirituous  liqueur  made  from  wormwood  and  brandy 
  or  alcohol. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  absinthe 
  n  1:  aromatic  herb  of  temperate  Eurasia  and  North  Africa  having  a 
  bitter  taste  used  in  making  the  liqueur  absinthe  [syn:  {common 
  wormwood},  {old  man},  {lad's  love},  {Artemisia 
  absinthium}] 
  2:  strong  green  liqueur  flavored  with  wormwood  and  anise  [syn: 
  {absinth}] 




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