Definition of absinthe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈæbsɪnθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæbsɪnθ//
[uncountable, countable] Alcoholic drinks
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a very strong green alcoholic drink that tastes of aniseed See related entries: Alcoholic drinks Word Origin late Middle English: from French absinthe, via Latin from Greek apsinthion ‘wormwood’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: absinthe