mint


mint
I.
/mɪnt / (say mint)

noun
1. any plant of the genus Mentha, comprising aromatic herbs with opposite leaves and small verticillate flowers, as spearmint, peppermint and horsemint.
2. a soft or hard confection flavoured with peppermint or other similar flavouring.
adjective
3. flavoured with or containing mint: mint sauce.
{Middle English and Old English minte, from Latin ment(h)a, from Greek minthē}
II.
/mɪnt / (say mint)

noun
1. a place where money is coined by public authority.
2. Colloquial a vast amount, especially of money.
adjective
3. Philately (of a stamp) as issued by the Post Office.
4. Also, mintox. Colloquial excellent.
verb (t)
5. to coin (money).
6. Colloquial to make or gain (money) rapidly.
7. to make or fabricate as if by coining: mint words.
phrase
8. in mint condition, in perfect condition.
9. mint it, Colloquial to amass a lot of money.
{Middle English mynt, Old English mynet coin, from Latin monēta mint, money}
minter, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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