From Middle English mugwort, mugwyrt, mucgwurt, from Old English mucgwyrt, mucwyrt et al., from Proto-Germanic; probably corresponding to midge + wort. Cognate with regional Low German muggart, mugwurz.
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmʌɡwəːt/
mugwort (countable and uncountable, plural mugworts)
- Any of several aromatic plants of the genus Artemisia