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thyme

 (tīm)
n.
1. Any of several aromatic Eurasian herbs or low shrubs of the genus Thymus of the mint family, especially T. vulgaris, having small white to lilac flowers grouped in clusters.
2. The leaves of T. vulgaris used as a seasoning.

[Middle English, from Old French thym, from Latin thymum, from Greek thumon.]
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thyme

(taɪm)
n
(Plants) any of various small shrubs of the temperate genus Thymus, having a strong mintlike odour, small leaves, and white, pink, or red flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
[C14: from Old French thym, from Latin thymum, from Greek thumon, from thuein to make a burnt offering]
ˈthymy, ˈthymey adj
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thyme

(taɪm; spelling pron. θaɪm)

n.
any plant of the genus Thymus, of the mint family, esp. T. vulgaris, an herb having narrow, aromatic leaves used for seasoning.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin thymum < Greek thýmon]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyme - any of various mints of the genus Thymusthyme - any of various mints of the genus Thymus
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Thymus, Thymus - large genus of Old World mints: thyme
common thyme, Thymus vulgaris - common aromatic garden perennial native to the western Mediterranean; used in seasonings and formerly as medicine
creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum, wild thyme - aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States
2.thyme - leaves can be used as seasoning for almost any meat and stews and stuffings and vegetables
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
common thyme, Thymus vulgaris - common aromatic garden perennial native to the western Mediterranean; used in seasonings and formerly as medicine
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Translations
tymián
timian
liivatee
timjamiajuruoho
majčina dušica
kakukkfûkakukkfű
tímían
タイム
사향초
čiobrelis
timiāns
timijan
timjan
ต้นไม้พันธุ์เตี้ยใช้เป็นเครื่องเทศ
kekikkekik otu
cây húng tây

thyme

[taɪm] Ntomillo m
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thyme

[ˈtaɪm] nthym m
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thyme

nThymian m
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thyme

[taɪm] ntimo
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thyme

(taim) noun
a type of sweet-smelling herb used to season food.
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thyme

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