Another term for costmary.
- Alecost (Tanacetum balsamita) is also known as costmary.
- Costmary, Alecost, Bible-leaf, Sweet Mary, or Mint Geranium is a sprawling, hardy perennial that reaches 3 feet in height when in bloom.
- Alecost was the most popular flavoring for ale during the Middle Ages.
Late 16th century: from ale + cost.
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