Etymology
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mugwort (n.)

the plant Artemisia vulgaris, Old English mugcwyrt, literally "midge wort," from Proto-Germanic *muggiwurti, from *muggjo- "fly" (see midge) + *wurtiz (see wort).

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Definitions of mugwort

mugwort (n.)
any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia;
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