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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cost·mary /ˈkɔstˌmɛri, ˈkɑst-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cost·ma·ry n.  Bot. A garden plant (Chrysanthemum Balsamita) having a strong balsamic smell, and nearly allied to tansy. It is used as a pot herb and salad plant and in flavoring ale and beer. Called also alecost.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: tansy-scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow
           flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes
           for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in
           genus Chrysanthemum [syn: alecost, bible leaf, mint
           geranium, balsam herb, Tanacetum balsamita, Chrysanthemum
      2: leaves used sparingly (because of bitter overtones) in
         sauces and soups and stuffings