horsemint

noun
horse·​mint | \ ˈhȯrs-ˌmint How to pronounce horsemint (audio) \

Definition of horsemint

: any of various coarse mints especially : monarda

Examples of horsemint in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Acres of Ohio horsemint, pale leafcup, leafy prairie clover and glade quillwort now thrive on land that once was a forest of prickly buckthorn. Susan Demar Lafferty, Daily Southtown, "Will County forest earns restoration award," 10 Aug. 2017 Kinter recently spotted penstemon, paintbrush, buckbrush, horsemint (a variety of bee balm), sandwort and wooly sunflower (also known as Oregon sunshine). Anna Webb, idahostatesman, "It’s not too late. Higher elevations in Idaho still offer a wildflower show," 10 July 2017

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First Known Use of horsemint

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Horsemint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horsemint. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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