What does mignonette mean?

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ˌmɪn yəˈnɛtmignonette

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mignonette, sweet reseda, Reseda odorata(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. mignonette(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: mignonette, from mignon + -ette.

  2. mignonette(Adjective)

    Of a grey-green colour, like that of the plant.

    Etymology: mignonette, from mignon + -ette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mignonette(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [F. mignonnette, dim. of mignon darling. See 2d Minion.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mignonette

    min-yo-net′, n. an annual with sweet-scented flowers. [Fr.,—mignon, darling.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Mignonette

    Expresses the diminutive of Mignon, the French for “darling.”

How to pronounce mignonette?

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How to say mignonette in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mignonette in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mignonette in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of mignonette in a Sentence

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    But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette.

Images & Illustrations of mignonette

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