Definition of Common thyme

1. Noun. Common aromatic garden perennial native to the western Mediterranean; used in seasonings and formerly as medicine.

Exact synonyms: Thymus Vulgaris
Terms within: Thyme
Generic synonyms: Thyme



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Thyme

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Literary usage of Common thyme

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1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"[AS] The common thyme, a native of Spain and Italy, is recorded as having ... The plant is very distinct from the common thyme, the branches being diffuse ..."

2. Handbook of Foliage and Foreground Drawing by George Barnard (1884)
"THE common thyme. THYMUS SERPYLLUM. THOUGH not large enough singly to form an artist's foreground plant, the Thyme, by its habits of clustering in ..."

3. The Horticulturist; Or, An Attempt to Teach the Science and Practice of the by John Claudius Loudon, Loudon (Jane) (1849)
"... or in the seed-room, where they soon became covered with dust, and deprived of their aroma. 1663. The common thyme, Thymus ..."

4. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson, F. L. S., William Robinson (1906)
"Tho>c cuttings which are best variegated should be chosen, as others may revert to the normal green type. Other varieties of the common thyme are ..."

5. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1869)
"... something like sixty drops of oil per pound of substance, and the common thyme— ... the garden or common thyme. And, lastly, they had the same substance ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1891)
"9, 1891. common thyme IN WHOOPING-COUGH. common thyme, which was recommended in whooping-cough three or four years ago by Dr. SB Johnson, is regarded by DR. ..."

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