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Chartreuse vs. Absinthe

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Chartreusenoun

A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.

Absinthenoun

The herb absinthium Artemisia absinthium (grande wormwood); essence of wormwood.

Chartreusenoun

A greenish-yellow colour.

Absinthenoun

(figurative) Bitterness; sorrow.

Chartreusenoun

(arts) A kind of enamelled pottery.

Absinthenoun

A distilled, highly alcoholic, anise-flavored liquor originally made from grande wormwood, anise, and other herbs.

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Chartreuseadjective

of a bright yellowish-green colour.

Absinthenoun

A moderate yellow green; absinthe green. 88c641

Chartreusenoun

A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse, mother house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble, France.

Absinthenoun

(US) Sagebrush.

Chartreusenoun

An alcoholic cordial, distilled from aromatic herbs; - made at La Grande Chartreuse.

Absinthenoun

aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe

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Chartreusenoun

aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint; made at monastery near Grenoble, France

Absinthenoun

strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise

Chartreusenoun

a shade of green tinged with yellow

Absinthe

Absinthe (, French: [apsɛ̃t] (listen)) is historically described as a highly alcoholic spirit (45–74% ABV / 90–148 U.S. proof). It is an anise-flavoured spirit derived from plants, including the flowers and leaves of Artemisia absinthium (), together with green anise, sweet fennel, and other medicinal and culinary herbs.Absinthe traditionally has a natural green color but may also be colorless.

‘grand wormwood’;

Chartreuseadjective

having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur

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