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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States;
[syn: wild thyme, creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Thymus serpyllum n 1: aromatic dwarf shrub common on banks and hillsides in Europe; naturalized in United States [syn: wild thyme, creeping thyme, Thymus serpyllum]