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absinthe

Такође погледајте: absînthe, Absinthe, и absinthé

Енглески

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

Alternative forms

Етимологија

Оба од Middle French absinthe, од Латински absinthium, од Антички Грчки ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion, wormwood). Дублети of absinthium.

Изговор

  • IPA(кључ): /ˈæb.sɪnθ/, /ˈæb.sænθ/, /ˈæb.sæ̃θ/[1]
  • Audio (Southern England):(file)

Именица

absinthe (countable and uncountable, plural absinthes)

  1. The herb absinthium Artemisia absinthium (grande wormwood); essence of wormwood. [from 1350–1470][2]
  2. (figurative) 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 A distilled, highly alcoholic, anise-flavored liquor originally made from grande wormwood, anise, and other herbs.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

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

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References

  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 978-0198605751), page 9

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Француски

absinthe

Etymology

Borrowed from Латински absinthium.

Pronunciation

Noun

absinthe f (plural absinthes)

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

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