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Wormwood may refer to:


Wormwood (plant), the common name for several plants, including:



  • Wormwood (Bible), also called Apsinthos in the Book of Revelation, a star that falls upon Earth and poisons a third part of the waters
  • Wormwood (magazine), a magazine of literature and literary criticism
  • Wormwood (book), a book of short horror stories by Poppy Z. Brite
  • Wormwood: A Drama of Paris, an 1890 novel by Marie Corelli
  • Wormwood (G. P. Taylor), a 2004 fantasy novel by Graham Taylor
  • Wormwood, a collection of science fiction stories by Terry Dowling
  • Wormwood, a character in C. S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters
  • Matilda Wormwood, the title character of the children's novel Matilda by Roald Dahl
  • Mrs Wormwood, a character in the pilot episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures: "Invasion of the Bane", who reappeared in Enemy of the Bane
  • Mr. Wormwood, a fictional character in the British book Matilda, by Roald Dahl, and lead character in the film based on the book
  • Wormwood Review, a literary magazine published from 1959 to 1999
  • Wormwood Deathship described in the Abarat books by Clive Barker



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