mignonette definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several Mediterranean flowers of this genus Reseda, specially R. odorata, widely cultivated because of its terminal, thick, spikelike groups of really fragrant but inconspicuous greenish plants.
    • A plant (Reseda odorata) having greenish flowers with orange-colored stamens, and exhaling a delicious fragrance. In Africa its a minimal shrub, but more north it will always be a yearly herb.
    • A grey-green color, like this associated with the plant.
    • A plant (Reseda odorata) having greenish flowers with orange-colored stamens, and exhaling a delicious scent. In Africa it really is a decreased shrub, but more north it is almost always a yearly natural herb.
    • A well-known plant, Reseda odorata, native in north Africa.
    • another species of the genus Reseda.
    • Mediterranean woody annual commonly cultivated for the heavy critical spikelike clusters greenish or yellowish white blossoms having an intense spicy scent
  • adjective:
    • Of a grey-green color, that way of the plant.

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