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mugwort

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Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɡwəːt
 
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Definition of mugwort in English:

noun

A plant of the daisy family, with aromatic divided leaves that are dark green above and whitish below, native to north temperate regions.
Example sentences
  • Although it can be made from a variety of herbs, moxa (short for moxibustion) is generally made from the mugwort plant.
  • His front yard has lots of lavender and rosemary growing in it, but the mugwort and rue are threatening to take over.
  • Confusing mugwort with wormwood is at the level of confusing potato with black nightshade because they share the genus Solanum.

Origin

Old English mucgwyrt (see midge, wort).

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