What does tansy mean?

Definitions for tansyˈtæn zi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tansy, golden buttons, scented fern, Tanacetum vulgare(noun)

    common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally


  1. tansy(Noun)

    A herbaceous plant with yellow flowers, of the genus Tanacetum, especially Tanacetum vulgare.

  2. tansy(Noun)

    An egg-based desert in which tansy is, or used to be, added as herb

  3. Origin: From tanesie, tanoisie et al., aphetic form of athanasie, from athanasia, from ἀθανασία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tansy(noun)

    any plant of the composite genus Tanacetum. The common tansy (T. vulgare) has finely divided leaves, a strong aromatic odor, and a very bitter taste. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes

  2. Tansy(noun)

    a dish common in the seventeenth century, made of eggs, sugar, rose water, cream, and the juice of herbs, baked with butter in a shallow dish


  1. Tansy

    Tansy is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant of the aster family, native to temperate Europe and Asia. It has been introduced to other parts of the world and in some areas has become invasive. It is also known as Common Tansy, Bitter Buttons, Cow Bitter, Mugwort, or Golden Buttons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tansy

    tan′zi, n. a genus of composite plants allied to Artemisia—Common tansy is a bitter, aromatic plant with small yellow flowers, common on old pasture: a pudding or cake flavoured with tansy, eaten at Easter. [O. Fr. tanasie, through Late L., from Gr. athanasia, immortality.]

Anagrams for tansy »

  1. Santy

  2. antsy

  3. nasty


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tansy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tansy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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