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.

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