costmary

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Tanacetum balsamita

EtymologyEdit

Latin costum, from Ancient Greek [Term?] (an Oriental aromatic plant), and Maria (the Virgin Mary).

NounEdit

costmary (usually uncountable, plural costmaries)

  1. An aromatic plant, Tanacetum balsamita, once used to flavour ale (prior to the use of hops)

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