Mignonette

• (n.) 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.
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mignonette

(from the article `Arras lace`) ...lace, stronger than Lille but with similar floral patterns. Arras lace was worn at the coronation (1714) of George I of England. In the 19th ...
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Mignonette

(Reseda) These are hardy annual or perennial plants, which are originally from northern Africa, Europe and the Canary Islands; they are naturalized in North America. The name is derived from resado, to calm, which refers to the alleged medicinal values of the plant. The most popular kind is R. odorata (commonly known as Mignonette). This per...
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mignonette

sweet reseda noun Mediterranean woody annual widely cultivated for its dense terminal spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white flowers having an intense spicy fragrance
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Mignonette

Mi`gnon·ette' noun [ French mignonnette , dim. of mignon darling. See 2d Minion .] (Botany) 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...
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mignonette

any of about 60 species of herbs and shrubs making up the genus Reseda (family Resedaceae). They are native to Europe, North Africa, and parts of ...
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mignonette

French name (mignon = delicate, cute) for a Miniature bottle usually with a volume of 0.05 liters, as it is usually used for spirits samples. See also below bottles and wine vessels,
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Mignonette

HMS Mignonette was a British Flower Class corvette of 980 tons displacement launched in 1941. HMS Mignonette was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16 knots. She carried a complement of 85 and was armed with one 4-inch dual-purpose gun; two 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and Hedgehog multiple spigot mortar.
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mignonette

mignonette (min"yunet') , common name for some members of the Resedaceae, a small family of herbs and a few shrubs inhabiting arid regions. The main genus, the mignonettes (genus Reseda), chiefly of the Mediterranean area, has several species naturalized to waste places of the United States,...
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Mignonette

Mignonette (Reseda odorata) is a perennial herb of the order Resedaceae with fragrant greyish-green blossoms borne in dense pyramidal racemes at the ends of the shoots. Mignonette was introduced to British gardens from Egypt in 1752.
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Mignonette

small cubes, usually of beef. Also refers to coarsely ground black ot white pepper.
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mignonette

small cubes, usually of beef; also refers to coarsely ground peppercorns
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mignonette

Sweet-scented plant, native to North Africa, with yellowish-green flowers in racemes (along the main stem) and abundant foliage; it is widely cultivated. (Reseda odorata, family Resedaceae.)
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Mignonette

This is a term used to describe coarsely ground pepper used for au poivre preparations and in bouquet garni. This is also used to describe small round pieces of meat or poultry.
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mignonette

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