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Noun: mint  mint
  1. Any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
     
  2. Any member of the mint family of plants
     
  3. The leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
     
  4. A candy that is flavoured with a mint oil
    - mint candy
     
  5. A plant where money is coined by authority of the government
     
  6. (often followed by 'of') a large number, amount or extent
    "he made a mint on the stock market";
    - batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle [archaic], mountain, muckle, passel [US], peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad, bunch
Verb: mint  mint
  1. Form by stamping, punching, or printing
    - coin, strike
Adjective: mint  mint
  1. As if new
    "in mint condition"

Derived forms: mints, minting, minted

See also: perfect

Type of: candy, confect, create from raw material, create from raw stuff, family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, herb, herbaceous plant, industrial plant, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity, lolly [Austral, NZ], mint family, plant, sweet [Brit], sweetie [Brit, informal], works

Part of: genus Mentha, Mentha

Encyclopedia: Mint, Papal