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calamint


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calamint  \Cal"a*mint\  (-m[i^]nt),  n.  [OE.  calamint,  calemente 
  (cf.  F.  calament)  fr  L.  calamintha,  Gr  kalami`nqh, 
  kala`minqos.  See  1st  {Mint}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  perennial  plants  ({Calamintha})  of  the  Mint 
  family,  esp.  the  {C.  Nepeta}  and  {C.  Acinos},  which  are 
  called  also  {basil  thyme}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calamint 
  n  :  perennial  aromatic  herbs  growing  in  hedgerows  or  scrub  or 
  open  woodlands  from  western  Europe  to  central  Asia  and  in 
  North  America 




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