any of several composite plants of the genus Artemisia, having aromatic foliage and small disk flowers, including the sagebrush, wormwood, and mugwort.
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How to use artemisia in a sentence
Here is the sepulchre of Mausolus, one of the seven wonders of the world;160 artemisia erected it, in honour of her husband.
The only subject of doubt was whether the attacking ship was really that of artemisia.Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
He did so, and then, before coming to a final decision, he determined to confer with artemisia.Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
Yet, though she openly disapproved of the battle, artemisia behaved most gallantly throughout.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
Xerxes, from an elevated post on shore, saw the disgraceful flight of his own navy, together with the bravery of artemisia.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2) | Ellen C. Clayton
British Dictionary definitions for artemisia
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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