Mint julep

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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  • Mint Julep — im Glas Der Mint Julep ist ein alkoholischer Cocktail aus Minze, Bourbon Whiskey, Zucker oder Zuckersirup und zerstoßenen Eiswürfeln (crushed ice). Traditionell wird er in einem Silber oder Zinnbecher serviert und mit einem Minzestängel garniert …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mint julep — Julep Ju lep (j[=u] l[e^]p), n. [F., fr. Sp. julepe, fr. Ar. & Per. jul[=a]b, jull[=a]b, fr. Per. gul[=a]b rose water and julep; gul rose + [=a]b water.] [1913 Webster] 1. A refreshing drink flavored with aromatic herbs; especially (Med.), a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mint julep — n AmE a drink in which alcohol and sugar are mixed with ice and mint leaves are added …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mint julep — ☆ mint julep n. a frosted drink consisting of bourbon or brandy, sugar, and mint leaves in a tall glass packed with crushed ice …   English World dictionary

  • Mint julep — For the film, see Mint Julep (film). Mint julep Type Mixed drink Primary alcohol by volume Bourbon whiskey Served …   Wikipedia

  • Mint julep — Un Mint Julep Le mint julep est un cocktail alcoolisé généralement associé à la gastronomie du Sud des États Unis. Ce cocktail est traditionnellement créé à partir de quatre ingrédients : menthe, bourbon, sucre et eau. Les feuilles de menthe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mint julep — noun bourbon and sugar and mint over crushed ice • Syn: ↑julep • Hypernyms: ↑highball • Substance Meronyms: ↑bourbon * * * ˌmint ˈjulep 7 [mint julep] …   Useful english dictionary

  • mint julep — UK [ˌmɪnt ˈdʒulɪp] / US [ˌmɪnt ˈdʒuːlɪp] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms mint julep : singular mint julep plural mint juleps mainly American an alcoholic drink made from whisky, sugar, ice, and mint leaves …   English dictionary

  • mint julep — mint ju|lep [ ,mınt dʒu:lıp ] noun count or uncount an alcoholic drink made from WHISKEY, sugar, ice, and mint leaves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mint julep — /mɪnt ˈdʒuləp/ (say mint joohluhp) noun US a long drink made of bourbon whisky, sugar, crushed ice, and sprigs of fresh mint …   Australian English dictionary

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