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Definition of alecost

Alecost Ale"cost`, n. [Ale + L. costus an aromatic plant: cf. Costmary.] (Bot.) The plant costmary, which was formerly much used for flavoring ale.
Costmary Cost"ma*ry (k?st"m?-r?), n. [L. costum an Oriental aromatic plant (Gr. ???, cf. Ar. kost, kust) + Maria Mary. Cf. Alecost.] (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.

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- Tanacetum balsamita is a perennial temperate herb known as costmary, alecost, balsam herb, bible leaf, or mint geranium. The costmary is a perennial with...
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