Part of speech: noun

A coarse perennial herb, with yellow flowers.

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Usage examples "tansy":

  1. He had come to like the smell of tansy again- let that pass. - "Growth of the Soil", Knut Hamsun.
  2. My red cloak was placed at the bottom of the chest and I myself spread an unnecessary number of green tansy sprays over it. - "Confessions of Boyhood", John Albee.
  3. Planting tansy around the roots of fruit- trees is a sure protection against worms, as it prevents the moth from depositing her egg. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.