lemon thyme

noun

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 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, "How to Create Your Own Herbal Tea Garden," 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, "This Window Box Plan Will Supply You with Fresh Veggies and Herbs This Summer," 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, "The Best Substitute for Thyme," 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, "How to Spatchcock a Chicken in 6 Easy Steps," 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, "Recipe: Orchard Old-Fashioned," 30 May 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 At the bar, there’s lowbrow PBR, middle-brow craft beers and high-minded drinks like the Cured cocktail with lemon thyme moonshine to toast the owner’s victory over cancer and the drive that’s lifted him to several James Beard Award nominations. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of lemon thyme

1629, in the meaning defined above

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5 Nov 2020

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“Lemon thyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lemon%20thyme. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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