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  • n. The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavouring ale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Costmary, Tanacetum Balsamita, a plant put into ale to give it an aromatic, flavor. See costmary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum

Etymologies

ale + Latin costus an aromatic plant: compare costmary. (Wiktionary)

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