Tuesday, June 24, 2008
TANSY (from Friday, June 20, 2008)
[from Medeival Latin athanasia, medicine to prolong life, fr. Greek a- + -thanasia (fr. thanatos death)]
a plant of the genus Tanacetum, esp. a common herb with a strong aromatic odor and a very bitter taste; also, a tansy-flavored cake or pudding
Musical Accompaniment: First movement of Mozart's Clarinet Quintet:
More crossword goodness tomorrow.