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minty1

[min-tee] /ˈmɪn ti/
adjective, mintier, mintiest.
1.
having the flavor or aroma of mint.
Origin of minty1
1875-1880
1875-80; mint1 + -y1

minty2

[min-tee] /ˈmɪn ti/
adjective, mintier, mintiest. Slang.
Origin
perhaps special use of minty1
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adj.

1867, from mint (n.1) + -y (2). Related: Mintiness.

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