tansy

noun tan·sy \ ˈtan-zē \

Definition of tansy

plural tansies
: a common Old World composite herb (Tanacetum vulgare) that is naturalized in North America and has bitter-tasting finely divided aromatic leaves and clustered yellow flower heads lacking ray flowers; broadly : a plant of the same genus

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Middle English tansey, from Anglo-French tanesie, from Late Latin tanacita


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