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Noun: catnip  'kat,nip
  1. Hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
    - catmint, Nepeta cataria

Derived forms: catnips

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Nepeta, Nepeta

Encyclopedia: Catnip, Kentucky