catmint

[ kat-mint ]
/ ˈkætˌmɪnt /

noun Chiefly British.

Origin of catmint

1225–75; Middle English cattesminte equivalent to cattes, genitive of cat + minte mint1
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catmint

/ (ˈkætˌmɪnt) /

noun

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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