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Mint

Mint Meaning & Definition
Mint Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Mint?

[n] a plant where money is coined by authority of the government
[n] a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
[n] the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
[n] any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
[n] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
[v] form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Mint: batch | coin | deal | flock | good deal | great deal | hatful | heap | lot | mass | mess | mickle | muckle | peck | pile | plenty | pot | quite a little | raft | sight | slew | spate | stack | strike | tidy sum | wad | whole lot | whole slew

Related Terms | Find terms related to Mint: armory | arsenal | assembly line | assembly plant | atomic energy plant | batch | beget | bindery | block out | boatyard | boilery | bomb | boodle | bookbindery | brand-new | breed | brewery | brickyard | bright | bring forth | bring into being | bundle | call into being | cannery | carve | cast | chisel | coin | conceive | concoct | considerable | contrive | cook up | counterfeit | creamery | create | cut | dairy | deal | defense plant | design | develop | devise | die | discover | distillery | dockyard | dream up | earn | efform | engender | evolve | extra | fabricate | factory | factory belt | factory district | factory-new | fashion | feeder plant | figure | fire-new | fix | flour mill | forge | form | formalize | found | frame | fresh | generate | give being to | give rise to | gobs | good deal | good sum | great deal | harmless | hatch | heap | heaps | heaps of gold | held back | held in reserve | held out | hew | improvise | in abeyance | in hand | in mint condition | inaugurate | industrial park | industrial zone | innovate | intact | intaglio | invent | inviolate | knead | knock out | large sum | lashings | last | lay out | lick into shape | like new | loads | lot | lots | main plant | make | make do with | make up | manufactory | manufacturing plant | manufacturing quarter | matrix | mature | mess | mill | millions | mint of money | model | mold | munitions plant | negative | neologize | neoterize | new | new-begotten | newborn | new-built | new-fledged | new-grown | new-laid | new-made | new-minted | new-model | new-mown | new-wrought | oil refinery | oodles | original | originate | pack | packet | packing house | peck | perfect | pile | piles | plan | plant | pot | potful | pots | pottery | power of money | power plant | pretty penny | pristine | procreate | produce | production line | punch | push-button plant | put aside | put by | quite a little | raft | rafts | refinery | renew | renovate | reserve | roll | rough out | roughcast | roughhew | saved | sawmill | scads | scatheless | sculpt | sculpture | seal | set | shape | shipyard | shoe last | shove the queer | sight | slew | slews | spare | spate | spawn | spick-and-span | stack | stacks | stamp | stored | strike out | subassembly plant | sugar refinery | suspended | tailor | tannery | template | thermoform | think out | think up | thousands | tidy sum | to spare | ton | unapplied | unbeaten | unbroken | unbruised | uncirculated | unconsumed | undamaged | undefaced | undeformed | undemolished | undestroyed | unemployed | unexercised | unexpended | unfaded | unhandled | unharmed | unhurt | unimpaired | uninjured | unmaimed | unmangled | unmarked | unmarred | unscarred | unscathed | unscratched | unshattered | unspent | unspoiled | untapped | untorn | untouched | untrodden | unused | unutilized | unwithered | unworn | utter | virgin | wad | wads | waived | whole slew | winery | work | yard | yards

See Also | apple mint | applemint | bergamot mint | candy | corn mint | create from raw material | create from raw stuff | deluge | eau de cologne mint | field mint | flood | genus Mentha | herb | herb | herbaceous plant | horsemint | industrial plant | inundation | large indefinite amount | large indefinite quantity | lemon mint | Mentha | Mentha aquatica | Mentha arvensis | Mentha citrata | Mentha longifolia | Mentha piperita | Mentha pulegium | Mentha rotundifolia | Mentha spicata | Mentha suaveolens | mint | mint | mint candy | pennyroyal | peppermint | peppermint | peppermint candy | plant | spearmint | torrent | water mint | watermint | works

Mint In Webster's Dictionary

\Mint\, n. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. ?, ?.] (Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus {Mentha}, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See {Mentha}. Note: {Corn mint} is {Mentha arvensis}. {Horsemint} is {M. sylvestris}, and in the United States {Monarda punctata}, which differs from the true mints in several respects. {Mountain mint} is any species of the related genus {Pycnanthemum}, common in North America. {Peppermint} is {M. piperita}. {Spearmint} is {M. viridis}. {Water mint} is {M. aquatica}. {Mint camphor}. (Chem.) See {Menthol}. {Mint julep}. See {Julep}. {Mint sauce}, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats.
\Mint\, n. [AS. mynet money, coin, fr. L. moneta the mint, coined money, fr. Moneta, a surname of Juno, in whose at Rome money was coined; akin to monere to warn, admonish, AS. manian, and to E. mind. See {Mind}, and cf. {Money}, {Monition}.] 1. A place where money is coined by public authority. 2. Hence: Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself. A mint of phrases in his brain. --Shak.
\Mint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Minted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Minting}.] [AS. mynetian.] 1. To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money. 2. To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion. Titles . . . of such natures as may be easily minted. --Bacon. {Minting mill}, a coining press.

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