noun, plural tansies.
any of several composite plants of the genus Tanacetum, especially a strong-scented, weedy, Old World herb, T. vulgare, having flat-topped clusters of tubular yellow flowers.
noun (pl) -sies
any of numerous plants of the genus Tanacetum, esp T. vulgare, having yellow flowers in flat-topped clusters and formerly used in medicine and for seasoning: family Asteraceae (composites)
any of various similar plants
noun 1. a European composite plant, Senecio jacobaea, naturalized in North America, having numerous yellow flowers.
noun 1. a city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta. noun 1. a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of any tantalic acid. noun 1. any of various salts of tantalic acid formed when the pentoxide of tantalum dissolves in an alkali
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or relating to tantalum, especially in the pentavalent state. adjective 1. of or containing tantalum, esp in the pentavalent state