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thyme

(Science: botany) Any plant of the labiate genus thymus. The garden thyme (Thymus vulgaris) is a warm, pungent aromatic, much used to give a relish to seasoning and soups. Ankle deep in moss and flowery thyme. (Cowper) cat thyme, a labiate plant (Teucrium Marum) of the Mediterranean religion. Cats are said to be fond of rolling on it. Wild thyme, Thymus Serpyllum, common on banks and hillsides in Europe. I know a bank where the wild thyme blows. (Shak)

Origin: OE. Tyme, L. Thymum, Gr,; cf, to sacrifice, a sacrifice, offering, incense: cf. F. Thym; perhaps so named because of its sweet smell. Cf. Fume.


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... Eating chilly reduces pain coming from other sources such as headaches, and not just by distracting you with its fire! I read recently that thyme, which is a common spice, actually has no less than 35 different anti-oxidants. To mcar I take it you live in the Philippines? I see no reason ...

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Niche

keep in mind that thyme and rabbits will have different ecological niches, but there will probably be much overlap due to any relationship they may have to eathother.

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by AstusAleator
Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:10 pm
 
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... you should define what is the meaning of "niche". Second, you should understand whether there is a significant relationship between thyme plants and rabbit. Next, you will se a clue, so just flow where the wind blows and where the water flows ;)

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by Dr.Stein
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