Definition of Basil thyme

1. Noun. Fragrant European mint having clusters of small violet-and-white flowers; naturalized especially in eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Acinos Arvensis, Basil Balm, Mother Of Thyme, Satureja Acinos
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Acinos, Genus Acinos



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Basil Thyme

basifiers
basifies
basifixed
basifugal
basify
basifying
basigynia
basigynium
basihyal
basihyals
basihyoid
basihyoids
basil
basil balm
basil mint
basil thyme (current term)
basilar
basilar angle
basilar apophysis
basilar artery
basilar bone
basilar cartilage
basilar crest of cochlear duct
basilar fibrocartilage
basilar index
basilar interstitial lung disease
basilar lamina

Literary usage of Basil thyme

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1. Wild flowers by Anne Pratt (1853)
"THE basil thyme, with its small purple blossom having a white centre, ... The basil thyme, though not among our commonest plants, is very frequent in some ..."

2. Popular field botany: Containing a Familiar and Technical Description of the by Agnes Catlow (1848)
"(basil thyme.) Generic Character. Whorls few-flowered. ... Common basil thyme. A little plant not above eight inches high, found in corn-fields in light ..."

3. A New Flora of the Neighbourhood of Reigate, Surrey by James Alexander Brewer (1856)
"Common Basil-Thyme. August. Frequent about Reigate Hill, and in cultivated fields both above and below the hill. CALAMINTHA. Calamint. N. 0. LABIATE. ..."

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