Definitions for "Absinthe"
The plant absinthium or common wormwood.
A strong spirituous liqueur made from wormwood and brandy or alcohol.
An anise-flavored, high strength liqueur once banned due to the alleged toxic effects of wormwood, which reputedly turned the brains of heavy users to mush. Pernod and Ricard are the two best known substitutes; neither one contains wormwood.
Absinthe, founded in 1995, is a rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sam Llanas, best known for his work with the Bo Deans, leads this group on vocals and acoustic guitar. Other members include Jim Eannelli on guitars and fretless bass, and original BoDeans' drummer, Guy Hoffman.
Absinthe is the final recording from the band Naked City. Unlike the band's other genre-mixing releases, the music on Absinthe is consistently in an ambient style.