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 sense 1

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Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "How To Grow Gorgeous Medicinal Echinacea In Your Garden," 17 July 2017 As fill, colorful catmint (Nepeta) pumps flowers into any gaps. Debbie Arrington, sacbee, "Put bee-friendly flowers anywhere with portable pollinator gardens | The Sacramento Bee," 8 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of catmint

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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catmint

noun
cat·mint | \ˈkat-ˌmint \

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