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1. tansy

noun. ['ˈtænzi'] common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally.

Synonyms

  • Tanacetum
  • composite plant
  • Tanacetum vulgare
  • scented fern
  • composite
  • golden buttons

Etymology

  • tanesie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Tansy

  • chimpanzee
  • tanzi
  • tansey
  • pansy
  • manzi
  • lanzi
  • danzy

Example sentences of the word tansy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give pumpkin soup a hint of sweetness with basil, tarragon or tansy.

2. Verb, base form
Do not plant tansy too close to blackberries, as it spreads aggressively.

2. tansy-smelling

adjective. smelling of tansy.

Synonyms

  • odorous

Antonyms

  • malodorous
  • fragrant

3. tansy-scented

adjective. smelling of tansy.

Synonyms

  • odorous

Antonyms

  • malodorous
  • fragrant

4. goose-tansy

noun. low-growing perennial having leaves silvery beneath; northern United States; Europe; Asia.

Synonyms

  • Potentilla anserina
  • goose grass
  • cinquefoil
  • five-finger

5. tansy-leaved_rocket

noun. perennial stellate and hairy herb with small yellow flowers of mountains of southern Europe; sometimes placed in genus Sisymbrium.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Hugueninia
  • Hugueninia tanacetifolia
  • genus Hugueninia
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