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English translation: thyme

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Romanian term or phrase:cimbru
English translation:thyme
Entered by: corin
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15:22 Apr 9, 2002
Romanian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Cooking / Culinary / cooking
Romanian term or phrase: cimbru
it is a spice
Dana
thyme
Explanation:
Thyme = any plant of the genus Thymus, of the mint family, esp. T. vulgaris, an herb having narrow, aromatic leaves used for seasoning. (Webster)
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corin
Local time: 05:04
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5 +3thyme
corin
5 +2Savory (Satureja hortensis L.)xxxSalmida
5savory
emman
5savory
Elvira Stoianov


  

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thyme


Explanation:
Thyme = any plant of the genus Thymus, of the mint family, esp. T. vulgaris, an herb having narrow, aromatic leaves used for seasoning. (Webster)

corin
Local time: 05:04
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
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agree  art4art-VTI: That's it.
16 hrs

agree  Ionut Sandu
23 hrs

agree  Andrei Albu
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savory


Explanation:
n/a

emman
Local time: 05:04
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian

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neutral  art4art-VTI: Same thing, but what they're selling at Tesco's is still "thyme".
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savory


Explanation:
Latin name is Satureia hortensis

Elvira Stoianov
Luxembourg
Local time: 11:04
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian, Native in HungarianHungarian
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Savory (Satureja hortensis L.)


Explanation:
Lamiaceae (mint family)
Savory has a strong aromatic flavour, which could be compared to thyme (particularily, thyme harvested in summer).
The Iranian species, S. thymbra, is in flavour between common savory and thyme.
Savory contains an essential oil in varying amounts (1-2%). In contrast to the olfactorily similar thyme, savory contains only minor amounts of thymol.
Savory's aroma is closely similar to that of thyme (Thymus vulgaris L.) and other spices containing thymol.
Despite savory's similarities to thyme, its applications are rather the opposite:It is rarely used for meats, but mostly for vegetables and mushrooms.


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xxxSalmida
Local time: 12:04

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neutral  art4art-VTI: All my consideration for your research, Salmida. Yet I am sure "cimbru" stands for the ordinary and popular "thyme" rather the sophysticated "savory" called in some parts of the country "miroase", which I admit is quite an odd name.
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agree  asco
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agree  Cristina Chaplin: folosesc zi de zi thyme si seamana da nu e cimbrul romanesc!
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