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 for Artemisia
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Artemisia \Ar`te*mi"si*a\ ([aum]rt[-e]"m[i^]zh"[i^]*[.a] or
     [aum]rt[-e]"m[i^]sh"[i^]*[.a]), n. [L. Artemisia, Gr.
     'Artemisi`a.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants including the plants called mugwort,
     southernwood, and wormwood. Of these Artemisia absinthium,
     or common wormwood, is well known, and Artemisia tridentata
     is the sage brush of the Rocky Mountain region.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of various composite shrubs or herbs of the genus
           Artemisia having aromatic green or greyish foliage

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