Wild thyme
Thyme Thyme (t[imac]m), n. [OE. tyme, L. thymum, Gr. qy`mon, qy`mos; cf. qy`ein, to sacrifice, qy`os a sacrifice, offering, incense: cf. F. thym; -- perhaps so named because of its sweet smell. Cf. {Fume}, n.] (Bot.) Any plant of the labiate genus {Thymus}. The garden thyme ({Thymus vulgaris}) is a warm, pungent aromatic, much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups. [1913 Webster]

Ankle deep in moss and flowery thyme. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

{Cat thyme}, a labiate plant ({Teucrium Marum}) of the Mediterranean religion. Cats are said to be fond of rolling on it. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).

{Wild thyme}, {Thymus Serpyllum}, common on banks and hillsides in Europe. [1913 Webster]

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • wild thyme — noun aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States • Syn: ↑creeping thyme, ↑Thymus serpyllum • Hypernyms: ↑thyme * * * noun : a perennial thyme (Thymus serpyllum) that is common on banks and hillsides… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild thyme — paprastasis čiobrelis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Thymus serpyllum), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Thymus serpyllum angl. Breckland thyme; creeping thyme;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild thyme — Mother of thyme Moth er of thyme , n. (Bot.) An aromatic plant ({Thymus Serphyllum}); called also {wild thyme}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wild thyme — ankstyvasis čiobrelis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Thymus praecox), paplitęs pietų Europoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Thymus britannicus; Thymus polytrichus subsp.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild thyme — ankstyvojo čiobrelio britaninis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Thymus praecox subsp. brittanicus), paplitęs vakarų Europoje. Iš jo gaunami eteriniai aliejai. atitikmenys: lot. Thymus praecox …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild thyme — keturbriaunis čiobrelis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Thymus pulegioides), paplitęs Europoje. Iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus. atitikmenys: lot. Thymus pulegioides angl. large thyme; lemon thyme; wild… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • wild thyme — mother of thyme. * * * …   Universalium

  • wild thyme — /waɪld ˈtaɪm/ (say wuyld tuym) noun a thyme, Thymus serpyllum …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Thyme — (pronEng|ˈtaɪm) is a well known herb; in common usage the name may refer to either the * any or all members of the plant genus Thymus , * common thyme, Thymus vulgaris , and a few other species that are used as culinary herbs, and for other… …   Wikipedia

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