1. [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.
Mignonette pepper, coarse pepper.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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]