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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: thym, from Latin, from Greek thymon, from thyein 'to burn something as an offering to a god'

thyme

noun
     
Related topics: Cooking, Plants
thyme [uncountable]
HBPDFC a plant used for giving food a special taste

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