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thyme

noun [U] uk   /taɪm/ us  
a herb used in cooking
Translations of “thyme”
in Korean 타임…
in Arabic زَعتَر…
in French thym…
in Turkish kekik…
in Italian timo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 百里香(用作烹飪調味品)…
in Russian чабрец…
in Polish tymianek…
in Spanish tomillo…
in Portuguese tomilho…
in German der Thymian…
in Catalan farigola…
in Japanese タイム(ハーブの一種)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 百里香(用作烹饪调味品)…
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