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Noun: mint family  mint fa-mu-lee
  1. A large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
    - Labiatae, family Labiatae, Lamiaceae, family Lamiaceae

Type of: asterid dicot family

Part of: order Polemoniales, Polemoniales

Encyclopedia: Mint family