[kost-mair-ee, kawst-] /ˈkɒstˌmɛər i, ˈkɔst-/

noun, plural costmaries.
a composite plant, Chrysanthemum balsamita, that has silvery, fragrant leaves and is used in salads and as a flavoring.
noun (pl) -maries
a herbaceous plant, Chrysanthemum balsamita, native to Asia. Its fragrant leaves were used as a seasoning and to flavour ale: family Asteraceae (composites) Also called alecost


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