Mi`gnon*ette" (?), n. [F. mignonnette, dim. of mignon darling. See 2d Minion.] Bot.
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.
Mignonette pepper, coarse pepper.
© Webster 1913.