absinthe

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Такође погледајте: absînthe, Absinthe, и absinthé

English[уреди]

Glasses of absinthe (3) with slotted spoons and sugar cubes.

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Etymology[уреди]

Both from Средњи Француски absinthe, from Латински absinthium, from Антички Грчки ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion, wormwood). Дублети of absinthium.

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

absinthe (countable and uncountable, plural absinthes)

  1. The herb absinthium Artemisia absinthium (grande wormwood); essence of wormwood. [from 1350–1470][2]
  2. (figuratively) Bitterness; sorrow.[2] [from 1350–1470][2]
  3. A distilled, highly alcoholic, anise-flavored liquor originally made from grande wormwood, anise, and other herbs. [from mid 19th c.][2]
    Синоним: (colloquial) green fairy
    • 2010, Paul Owens; Paul Nathan, The Little Green Book of Absinthe[1], Penguin, →ISBN:
      Absinthe ads like to trade on artists like Van Gogh and Toulouse-Lautrec, as if the history of the green fairy began in the Pigalle neighborhood of 1870s Paris, but wormwood-infused drinks have been around for thousands of years.
  4. (color) A moderate yellow green. [from late 19th c.][2]
    absinthe green colour:  
    Синоним: absinthe green
  5. (US) Sagebrush.

Usage notes[уреди]

  • (wormwood): Absinth is the preferred spelling of this sense only.[2]

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References[уреди]

  1. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/absinthe
  2. 2,0 2,1 2,2 2,3 2,4 2,5 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 9

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French[уреди]

absinthe

Etymology[уреди]

Borrowed from Латински absinthium.

Pronunciation[уреди]

Noun[уреди]

absinthe f (plural absinthes)

  1. wormwood (Artemisia absinthium)
  2. absinthe
    Синоним: fée verte

Descendants[уреди]

All are borrowed

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