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calamint

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noun cal·a·mint \ˈka-lə-ˌmint\

Definition of calamint

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



Origin and Etymology 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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