[ min-thee ]
/ ˈmɪn θi /
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noun Classical Mythology.
a nymph who was changed into a mint plant by Persephone to protect her from Hades.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for Minthe
Poets declared that Proserpine became jealous of Cocytus's daughter, Minthe, whom she transformed into the plant.