From Middle English tyme, from Old French thym, from Latin thymum, from Ancient Greek θύμον (thúmon).
- IPA(key): /taɪm/
- Rhymes: -aɪm
- Homophone: time
thyme (countable and uncountable, plural thymes)
- 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.
- In older Irish and British poems and songs