WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•sinthe or ab•sinth/ˈæbsɪnθ/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Winea strong green liqueur having a bitter licorice flavor.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•sinthe  (absinth),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Winea green, aromatic liqueur that is 68 percent alcohol, is made with wormwood and other herbs, and has a bitter, licorice flavor: now banned in most Western countries.
  2. wormwood (def. 2).
Also,  absinth.  ab•sinthi•al, ab•sinthi•an, adj. 
  • Greek apsínthion
  • Latin absinthium wormwood
  • French
  • 1605–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
absinthe, absinth /ˈæbsɪnθ/ n
  1. a potent green alcoholic drink, technically a gin, originally having high wormwood content
  2. another name for wormwood
Etymology: 15th Century: via French and Latin from Greek apsinthion wormwood
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