calamint

noun cal·a·mint \ ˈka-lə-ˌmint \
|Updated on: 26 May 2018

Definition of calamint

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

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Origin and Etymology of calamint

Middle English calament, from Anglo-French calamente, from Medieval Latin calamentum, from Greek kalaminthē


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