catmint

noun
cat·​mint | \ ˈkat-ˌmint How to pronounce catmint (audio) \

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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Each session ends with a tea ceremony, brewed from plants like lilac and catmint Telpner gathers on-site. USA TODAY, "Black Union regiment flag, Notorious BIG, Pikachu the mini pony: News from around our 50 states," 12 June 2019 In the landscape Spring blooming perennials like salvia, catmint and herbs including chives, tarragon and mint can easily split open and flop after heavy rains. Betty Cahill, The Denver Post, "How to salvage your garden after a Colorado hail storm rips it apart," 11 June 2019 Mönch’ aster, catmint, lavender, rudbeckia, and Salvia chamaedryoides. Thad Orr, Sunset, "Your Essential Gardening To-Do List for April," 22 Jan. 2018 Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Gorgeous Echinacea in Your Garden," 29 May 2018 Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Gorgeous Echinacea in Your Garden," 29 May 2018 Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Gorgeous Echinacea in Your Garden," 29 May 2018 Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Gorgeous Echinacea in Your Garden," 29 May 2018 Plant them in borders with catmints (Nepeta), garden phlox (Phlox paniculata), blazingstars (Liatris), yarrows (Achillea), and Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum maximum). The Editors, Good Housekeeping, "How to Grow Gorgeous Echinacea in Your Garden," 29 May 2018

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13th century, in the meaning defined above

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catmint

noun
cat·​mint | \ ˈkat-ˌmint How to pronounce catmint (audio) \

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