Definition of fines herbes in English:

fines herbes

Syllabification: fines herbes
Pronunciation: /ˌfēnˈ(z)erb


  • Mixed herbs used in cooking, especially fresh herbs chopped as a flavoring for omelets.
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    • It's a splendid match with garlic, chives and onion, as well as the traditional fines herbes; a blend of chervil, thyme, parsley and tarragon.
    • There is a green-waxed Edam (with fines herbes); a mahogany-coloured one (with peppercorns); and a cumin-flavoured one in orange wax.
    • The dish was completed with a sieved hard-boiled egg, truffles and fines herbes.


mid 19th century: French, literally 'fine herbs'.

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