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Mignonette

Mignonette Meaning & Definition
Mignonette Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mignonette?

[n] Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mignonette: Reseda odorata | sweet reseda

Related Terms | Find terms related to Mignonette:

See Also | genus Reseda | reseda

Mignonette In Webster's Dictionary

\Mi`gnon*ette"\, n. [F. mignonnette, dim. of mignon darling. See 2d {Minion}.] (Bot.) A plant ({Reseda odorata}) having greenish flowers with orange-colored stamens, and exhaling a delicious fragrance. In Africa it is a low shrub, but further north it is usually an annual herb. {Mignonette pepper}, coarse pepper.

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