Definition of thyme
1 : any of a genus (Thymus) of Eurasian mints with small pungent aromatic leaves; especially : a Mediterranean garden herb (T. vulgaris)
2 : thyme leaves used as a seasoning
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Behind Ms. Trump’s getaway home are planters with rainbow chard, parsley, fennel, thyme and sage.
A good dose of cream brings it all together, with fresh thyme adding an aromatic accent.
In a bowl, combine the yogurt with the lemon juice, vinegar, thyme and the 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
Crosby suggests soaking 1 pound of beans in a solution of 3 tablespoons of salt in 4 quarts (16 cups) of water for about 16 hours, along with flavoring agents like garlic, onion, rosemary and thyme.
For example, lemons and thyme in Italy; pineapples, orchids, and camellias in the tropics; or pomegranates, grapes, oranges, jasmine, irises, marigolds, and some orange lilies in Morocco.
Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, chives, dill, ginger, marjoram, mint, oregano, sage and thyme.
Other immune system boosters include ginger and thyme as well as raw garlic, all an excellent alternative to adding salt, sugar or butter for flavor, Sotnick said.
This recipe calls for fresh thyme, coriander seed, sea salt, ground pepper—and minced locust—salty, with a meaty texture.
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THYME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thyme for English Language Learners
: a sweet-smelling herb with small leaves that is used in cooking
THYME Defined for Kids
Definition of thyme for Students
: a mint with tiny fragrant leaves used especially in cooking
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