Definition of Mugwort

1. Noun. Any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia.




Definition of Mugwort

1. n. A somewhat aromatic composite weed (Artemisia vulgaris), at one time used medicinally; -- called also motherwort.

Definition of Mugwort

1. Noun. (botany) Any of several aromatic plants of the genus ''Artemisia'' native to Europe and Asia. ¹

2. Noun. ''Artemisia vulgaris'', also common wormwood, used as a herb in cooking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mugwort

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mugwort

1. A somewhat aromatic composite weed (Artemisia vulgaris), at one time used medicinally. Synonym: motherwort. Origin: AS. Mucgwyrt. Cf. Midge. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mugwort

mugham
mughams
mugho pine
mughouse
mughouses
mugil
mugiloid
mugless
mugo pine
mugs
mugs' games
mugsful
mugshot
mugshots
mugweed
mugwort (current term)
mugworts
mugwump
mugwumpery
mugwumpish
mugwumpism
mugwumpisms
mugwumps
muhajir
muhajireen
muhajirun
muhlies
muhly
muid
muids

Literary usage of Mugwort

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"Oil of mugwort. In the root of mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris, L. — The root is comminuted and distilled with water. — Pale greenish-yellow, buttery, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"Wormseed oil is used, to a limited extent, in medicine. mugwort oil ... The herb as well as the root of the mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris, L., ..."

3. Persian Literature: Comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and by Firdawsī, Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald, Ḥāfiẓ, Saʻdī (1900)
"... XV OVERGROWN mugwort WHEN Genji was an exile on the sea-coast, many people had been longing for his return. Among these was the Princess Hitachi. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"The nervous stimulants, or antispasmodics, may sometimes be used advantageously. A combination of mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) and ..."

5. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal by Hugh L Hodge, Franklin Bache, Charles D Meigs, Benjamin Hornor Coates, R La Roche (1831)
"Remedial effects of the root of Artemisia Vulgaris or mugwort.—\Va have heen long accustomed to receive with great distrust the ..."

6. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"Oil of mugwort. In the root of mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris, L. — The root is comminuted and distilled with water. — Pale greenish-yellow, buttery, ..."

7. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"Wormseed oil is used, to a limited extent, in medicine. mugwort oil ... The herb as well as the root of the mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris, L., ..."

8. Persian Literature: Comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and by Firdawsī, Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald, Ḥāfiẓ, Saʻdī (1900)
"... XV OVERGROWN mugwort WHEN Genji was an exile on the sea-coast, many people had been longing for his return. Among these was the Princess Hitachi. ..."

9. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1858)
"The nervous stimulants, or antispasmodics, may sometimes be used advantageously. A combination of mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) and ..."

10. The North American Medical and Surgical Journal by Hugh L Hodge, Franklin Bache, Charles D Meigs, Benjamin Hornor Coates, R La Roche (1831)
"Remedial effects of the root of Artemisia Vulgaris or mugwort.—\Va have heen long accustomed to receive with great distrust the ..."

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