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Minthe

[min-thee]
noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a nymph who was changed into a mint plant by Persephone to protect her from Hades.
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  • Poets declared that Proserpine became jealous of Cocytus's daughter, Minthe, whom she transformed into the plant.

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