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catmint

[kat-mint] /ˈkætˌmɪnt/
noun, Chiefly British
1.
Origin
1225-1275
1225-75; Middle English cattesminte equivalent to cattes, genitive of cat1 + minte mint1
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Examples from the web for catmint
  • Blue catmint and other billowy perennials surround them.
  • Golden yarrow and blue catmint add interest at the top of the wall.
  • Sprays of catmint spill over a stone retaining wall.
British Dictionary definitions for catmint

catmint

/ˈkætˌmɪnt/
noun
1.
a Eurasian plant, Nepeta cataria, having spikes of purple-spotted white flowers and scented leaves of which cats are fond: family Lamiaeae (labiates) Also called catnip
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