artemisia[ärt′ə miz′ē ə, -mē′zē ə; -mis̸h′ə, -miz̸h′ə]
Artemisia, sagebrush, by the side of a country road.
any of a genus (Artemisia) of aromatic herbs or shrubs of the composite family, with small yellowish flowers, including wormwood and sagebrush
Origin of artemisiaClassical Latin a plant of this genus ; from Gr: said to be named after Artemisia, wife of Mausolus, king of Caria
Any of various aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia in the composite family, having green or grayish foliage and usually numerous small discoid flower heads and including mugwort, sagebrush, tarragon, and wormwood.
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”).