lemon thyme


Definition of lemon thyme

: a thyme (Thymus citriodorus) having lemon-scented leaves used as a seasoning also : its leaves

Examples of lemon thyme in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Boxed items like cheddar crackers and lemon thyme shortbread make terrific hostess gifts. Pat Saperstein, Variety, 22 Sep. 2021 Use lemon thyme or lemon basil to garnish your drink, or add a few sprigs as the cocktail syrup cools. Makes 1/2 cup. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 10 June 2021 In a sauté pan reduce the white wine, shallots and lemon thyme sprigs on medium heat. Bill Ward Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 21 Apr. 2021 Low-lying plants such as lemon thyme look nice along a border, while the chartreuse tones of lemon verbena create a vivid contrast against dark leaves. Aimee Farrell, New York Times, 22 Oct. 2020 Spearmint, lemon thyme, and oregano all spill out the edges of this box, while rosemary fills a gap toward the middle with its upright growth. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 27 May 2020 Not as bold as lemon zest and definitely not as acidic as the juice from citrus, lemon thyme offers a delicate lemony compliment to the rich undertones of thyme. Micah A Leal, Southern Living, 3 Apr. 2020 Our lemon thyme spatchcock chicken is juicy and moist, and is the perfect addition to your weekend dinner routine. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 22 Jan. 2020 Makes 1 cocktail 1 sugar cube 3 dashes of peach bitters 1 peach, skinned, pitted and cut into wedges 3 sprigs lemon thyme2½ ounces bourbon Slices of peach, for garnish Instructions: Drop a sugar cube into a cocktail glass. San Antonio Express-News, 30 May 2018

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First Known Use of lemon thyme

1629, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lemon thyme was in 1629

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“Lemon thyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20thyme. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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