Noun Absinthian Definition and Examples


Noun:

Absinthian

Pronunciation:

/abˈsɪnθɪən//əbˈsɪnθɪən/

Definition:
1.

adjective

Of, relating to, or suggestive of wormwood; bitter, harsh. In later use also: of or relating to absinthe and its properties (especially its yellow-green colour).
    ((n.) Of the nature of wormwood.)


    Origin:
    Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Randolph (d. 1635), poet and playwright. From classical Latin absinthium absinthium + -an.

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