noun, plural cen·tau·ries.
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Origin of centaury
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Lotions of the smaller centaury or of stavesacre, and pomatum mixed with mercurial ointment, are very efficacious.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
Infusum centauri, L. From the flowering tops of common or lesser centaury (Erytha centaurium).
They are the yellow-flowered centaury, the mountain centaury, the star thistle and the rough centaury: the first predominates.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
Mr. Farn recorded six or seven from Ryde in July, 1870; they were feeding on vine and centaury in a garden.The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
Centaury, common in our fields, enjoyed a very early reputation.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy|Charles John Samuel Thompson