How to Pronounce tansy?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tansy" is [tˈanzi], [tˈanzi], [t_ˈa_n_z_i].

"Tansy" in context

Tansy is a hardy, aromatic herb native to Eurasia, North Africa and North America. It grows to a height of between 18 and 36 inches, with bright yellow button-like flowers borne in a clump on the top of the spike-like stems. The leaves are pinnately compound and heavily fragrant when crushed. The flowers are edible and have a bitter, pungent taste with a hint of anise. The plant's name likely comes from the Greek word "athansia," meaning everlasting, or eternal.

Tansy has long been employed for medicinal and culinary purposes around the world.


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