mint family


the large plant family Labiatae (or Lamiaceae), characterized by aromatic herbaceous plants having square stems, simple leaves, clusters of two-lipped flowers, and fruit in the form of small nutlets, and including basil, bee balm, catnip, coleus, lavender, marjoram, oregano, peppermint, rosemary, sage, spearmint, and thyme.

Nearby words

  1. minstrel show,
  2. minstrelsy,
  3. mint,
  4. mint bush,
  5. mint condition, in,
  6. mint julep,
  7. mint money,
  8. mint sauce,
  9. mintage,
  10. minted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019