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

 tan·sy /ˈtænzi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tan·sy n.
 1. Bot. Any plant of the composite genus Tanacetum. The common tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) has finely divided leaves, a strong aromatic odor, and a very bitter taste. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes.
 2. 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. [Obs.]
 Double tansy Bot., a variety of the common tansy with the leaves more dissected than usual.
 Tansy mustard Bot., a plant (Sisymbrium canescens) of the Mustard family, with tansylike leaves.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having
          buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate
          leaves sometimes used medicinally [syn: golden buttons,
           scented fern, Tanacetum vulgare]