Mentha piperita

Mentha piperita
Mint Mint (m[i^]nt), n. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. mi`nqa, mi`nqh.] (Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus {Mentha}, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See {Mentha}. [1913 Webster]


{Corn mint} is {Mentha arvensis}.

{Horsemint} is {Mentha sylvestris}, and in the United States {Monarda punctata}, which differs from the true mints in several respects.

{Mountain mint} is any species of the related genus {Pycnanthemum}, common in North America.

{Peppermint} is {Mentha piperita}.

{Spearmint} is {Mentha viridis}.

{Water mint} is {Mentha aquatica}. [1913 Webster]

{Mint camphor}. (Chem.) See {Menthol}.

{Mint julep}. See {Julep}.

{Mint sauce}, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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