from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several aromatic Eurasian herbs or low shrubs of the genus Thymus, especially T. vulgaris, of southern Europe, having small, white to lilac flowers grouped in headlike clusters.
- n. The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any plant of the labiate genus Thymus, such as the garden thyme, Thymus vulgaris, a warm, pungent aromatic, that is much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups.
- n. virginity, chastity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any plant of the labiate genus Thymus. The garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a warm, pungent aromatic, much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Thymus.
- n. Same as herb mastic (which see, under herb).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various mints of the genus Thymus
- n. leaves can be used as seasoning for almost any meat and stews and stuffings and vegetables
So I picked up three pepper plants, some elfin thyme (which is adorable!) and some catmint.
No trip to the beach is complete without bringing something back: sea urchins, fish, octopus, little crabs, or wild thyme from the shores.
Fresh thyme is an integral part of this dish, and is worth seeking out.
By the start of summer, the wild thyme is in bloom.
I remember a Cajun dish with shrimp and thyme from a long time ago.
Ai wented owtsyde an liddlol wylez agone tu waddur teh flowurz owtsied teh off iss fruntdoar, adn ai wuz meltud intu an puddlol bye teh thyme a kaym bakk insyed.
I'm a big fan of thyme, which is an ornamental plant as well as a culinary herb.
The thyme is the trooper here and will be trimmed back, maybe some pieces stuck into the knot garden, and will be the winter interest until next year.
It caught my eye, as I rummaged, because of the lemon thyme, which is growing exuberently in a pot on my porch stairs.
I think it is a sweet herbiness, like thyme, which is probably why lamb is often paired with rosemary