catmint

noun cat·mint \ -ˌmint \

Definition of catmint

: any of a genus (Nepeta) of Old World temperate-zone herbs of the mint family; especially : catnip 1

First Known Use of catmint

13th century


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catmint

noun cat·mint \ ˈkat-ˌmint \

medical Definition of catmint

: catnip 1

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