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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance;
[syn: mignonette, sweet reseda, Reseda odorata]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mignonette \Mi`gnon*ette"\, n. [F. mignonnette, dim. of mignon darling. See 2d Minion.] (Bot.) A plant (Reseda odorata) having greenish flowers with orange-colored stamens, and exhaling a delicious fragrance. In Africa it is a low shrub, but further north it is usually an annual herb. [1913 Webster] Mignonette pepper, coarse pepper. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

mignonette n 1: Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance [syn: mignonette, sweet reseda, Reseda odorata]