mignonette :

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

  • I started with half a dozen oysters in a mignonette sauce and followed with lobster tail atop a bed of risotto.
  • Some varieties will be served raw with a raspberry peppercorn mignonette sauce -- a specialty at Fullers.
  • The cloudless clover smells of violets and musk, the cabbage butterfly of mignonette and sweet briar, the yellow swallowtail of "certain brands of honey biscuits.

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