catmint

[ kat-mint ]
/ ˈkætˌmɪnt /
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noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. catkinate,
  2. catlike,
  3. catlin,
  4. catlin, george,
  5. catling,
  6. catnap,
  7. catnapper,
  8. catnip,
  9. cato,
  10. cato the elder

Origin of catmint

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

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British Dictionary definitions for catmint

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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