calamint


cal·a·mint

noun \ˈka-lə-ˌmint\

Definition of CALAMINT

:  any of a genus (Calamintha syn. Satureja, especially C. nepeta) of Eurasian perennial mints

Origin of CALAMINT

Middle English calament, from Anglo-French calamente, from Medieval Latin calamentum, from Greek kalaminthē
First Known Use: 14th century

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