Definition for TAN'SY

TAN'SY, n. [s as z. Fr. tanaisie; It. and Sp. tanaceto; L. tanacetum. Qu. Gr. αθανασια, immortality. This is doubtful and rather improbable.]

A plant of the genus Tanacetum, of many speices. It is extremely bitter to the taste, and used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Cyc.

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