Cat mint

catmint

[kat-mint]
noun Chiefly British.

Origin:
1225–75; Middle English cattesminte equivalent to cattes, genitive of cat1 + minte mint1

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catmint (ˈkætˌmɪnt)
 
n
Also called: catnip a Eurasian plant, Nepeta cataria, having spikes of purple-spotted white flowers and scented leaves of which cats are fond: family Lamiaeae (labiates)

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