noun (plural centauries)
A widely distributed herbaceous plant of the gentian family, typically having pink flowers.
More example sentences
- Centaury varies a great deal according to) its situation, and some botanists enumerate several distinct species.
- The leaves, stems, and flowers of centaury are used medicinally.
- The mythical centaur Chironia, cured a poison arrow wound with centaury, hence its name.
Definition of centaury in:
- The US English dictionary