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Synonyms of costmary

Noun


1. costmary, alecost, bible leaf, mint geranium, balsam herb, Tanacetum balsamita, Chrysanthemum balsamita, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: 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

2. costmary, herb

usage: leaves used sparingly (because of bitter overtones) in sauces and soups and stuffings

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