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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Horsemint  \Horse"mint`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  a  A  coarse  American  plant  of  the  Mint  family  ({Monarda 
  punctata}). 
  b  In  England,  the  wild  mint  ({Mentha  sylvestris}). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  horsemint 
  n  1:  an  annual  horsemint  of  central  and  western  United  States  and 
  northern  Mexico  [syn:  {lemon  mint},  {Monarda  citriodora}] 
  2:  tall  erect  perennial  or  annual  having  lanceolate  leaves  and 
  heads  of  purple-spotted  creamy  flowers;  many  subspecies 
  grown  from  eastern  to  southwestern  United  States  and  in 
  Mexico  [syn:  {Monarda  punctata}] 
  3:  a  coarse  Old  World  wild  water  mint  having  long  leaves  and 
  spikelike  clusters  of  flowers;  naturalized  in  the  eastern 
  United  States  [syn:  {Mentha  longifolia}] 




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