mint

2
[ mint ]
/ mɪnt /

noun

adjective

Philately. (of a stamp) being in its original, unused condition.
unused or appearing to be newly made and never used: a book in mint condition.

verb (used with object)

Origin of mint

2
before 900; Middle English mynt, Old English mynet coin < Latin monēta coin, mint, after the temple of Juno Monēta, where Roman money was coined

OTHER WORDS FROM mint

mint·er, noun

Definition for minting (2 of 2)

mint3
[ mint ]
/ mɪnt /
Scot. and North England

noun

intent; purpose.
an attempt; try; effort.

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to try; attempt.
to take aim.

Origin of mint

3
before 900; (v.) Middle English minten, Old English (ge)myntan to intend; akin to mind; (noun) Middle English, derivative of the v.
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British Dictionary definitions for minting (1 of 2)

mint1
/ (mɪnt) /

noun

any N temperate plant of the genus Mentha, having aromatic leaves and spikes of small typically mauve flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates). The leaves of some species are used for seasoning and flavouringSee also peppermint, spearmint, horsemint, water mint
stone mint another name for dittany (def. 2)
a sweet flavoured with mint

Derived forms of mint

minty, adjective

Word Origin for mint

Old English minte, from Latin mentha, from Greek minthē; compare Old High German minza

British Dictionary definitions for minting (2 of 2)

mint2
/ (mɪnt) /

noun

a place where money is coined by governmental authority
a very large amount of moneyhe made a mint in business

adjective

verb

to make (coins) by stamping metal
(tr) to invent (esp phrases or words)

Derived forms of mint

minter, noun

Word Origin for mint

Old English mynet coin, from Latin monēta money, mint, from the temple of Juno Monēta, used as a mint in ancient Rome
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