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menthaceous

[men-they-shuh s] /mɛnˈθeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the Menthaceae, a former name for the plant family Labiatae.
Compare mint family.
Origin
< Neo-Latin Menthace(ae) (Menth(a) the type genus (Latin: mint1) + -aceae -aceae) + ous
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menthaceous

/mɛnˈθeɪʃɪəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the labiate plant genus Mentha (mints, etc) the members of which have scented leaves
Word Origin
from New Latin, from Latin menthamint1
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