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
Recent Examples of thyme from the Web
Stop machine and settle in the bowl 2 cups fresh basil leaves and flowers (or better yet, 1 1/2 cups basil leaves plus 1/2 cup mixed fresh parsley, oregano and thyme leaves).
Herbs such as thyme, basil and chives can be added to the dressing if desired.
In the agricultural commuities of the north, a shepherd may offer homemade cheese or citrus fruit from his farm, or bread baked fresh in a taboun (clay oven) and topped with za’aatar—a Jordanian spice blend of salt, pepper, thyme and sesame seeds.
Simply put the lentils in 2 shallow serving bowls, top with the peach segments with the chevre and thyme, and serve.
Add some sea salt and pepper and a little olive oil, top with thyme sprigs, and cook until slightly soft, about 20 minutes.
The spring-green legumes were addictive with chunks of bacon, nutmeg and thyme.
Grilled onions with mayonnaise flavored with sherry vinegar and fresh thyme.
Reduce oven temperature to 250°. Toss tomatoes, thyme, and garlic with 1 Tbsp.
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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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