mountain mint


any of various pungently aromatic North American mints of the genus Pycnanthemum, having large, flat clusters of small, whitish flowers.

Nearby words

  1. mountain magnolia,
  2. mountain mahogany,
  3. mountain man,
  4. mountain maple,
  5. mountain men,
  6. mountain oyster,
  7. mountain range,
  8. mountain rosebay,
  9. mountain sandwort,
  10. mountain sheep

Origin of mountain mint

First recorded in 1665–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019