basil thyme

noun

Definition of basil thyme

: any of several fragrant herbs or shrubs: such as
a : a fragrant European herb (Clinopodium acinos synonym Satureja acinos synonym Acinos arvensis) of the mint family that has small violet flowers and is naturalized in Canada and the northern U.S.

called also basil balm, mother-of-thyme

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“Basil thyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basil%20thyme. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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