artemisia[ärt′ə miz′ē ə, -mē′zē ə; -mis̸h′ə, -miz̸h′ə]
Artemisia, sagebrush, by the side of a country road.
Origin of artemisiaClassical Latin a plant of this genus ; from Gr: said to be named after Artemisia, wife of Mausolus, king of Caria
Origin of artemisiaMiddle English artemesie, mugwort, from Old French, from Latin artemisia, from Greek artemisiā, wormwood, after Artemis (to whom it was sacred).
From Latin Artemisia, from Ancient Greek ἀρτεμισία (artemisia), from Ἄρτεμις (Artemis, “Artemis, the goddess”).
From Ancient Greek Ἄρτεμις (Artemis, “Artemis”), the ancient Greek goddess of forests and hills