- a Eurasian mint plant, Mentha aquatica, of marshy places, having scented leaves and whorls of small flowers
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Examples from the Web for water mint
The water-mint and scorpion-grasses remain far into November, and the former scents more sweetly as the season wanes.A Cotswold Village
J. Arthur Gibbs
Was that the dried sweetness of balsam,—the pungent odor of pennyroyal and water-mint,—the clean, resinous fragrance of the pines?Hope Mills
Amanda M. Douglas
Was it the damp that brought the perfumes of the moorland so distinctly toward them—the bog-myrtle, the water-mint and wild thyme?