Thymian

Strauß frischer Thymian auf alten rustikalen Holzdielen

Thymus vulgaris

Synonyme:
Bai Li Xiang
Thyme (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English tyme, from Old French thym, from Latin thymum, from Ancient Greek θύμον (thúmon).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /taɪm/
  • Rhymes: -aɪm
  • Homophone: time

Noun

thyme (countable and uncountable, plural thymes)

  1. 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.

Usage notes

  • In older Irish and British poems and songs
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