Definition of lemon thyme in US English:

lemon thyme


  • Thyme of a hybrid variety having lemon-scented leaves.

    Thymus × citriodorus, family Labiatae

    • ‘I especially like to use lemon thyme - just kneeling down to weed in that area becomes an olfactory pleasure.’
    • ‘Crushed lemon thyme can also come in handy to overcome the problem.’
    • ‘The flesh has a light, delicate taste that goes well with fresh herbs such as lemon thyme and parsley.’
    • ‘Tie the peppercorns and lemon thyme in cheesecloth to make a sachet.’
    • ‘Herbs that do well in these conditions include rosemary, thyme, lemon thyme, marjoram, oregano, artemesia, and sage.’