water mint

noun

Definition of water mint

: any of several mints that thrive in wet places: such as
a : a European mint (Mentha aquatica) sometimes having a perfume resembling that of bergamot and naturalized locally in eastern North America
b : a closely related tall hairy mint (M. longifolia) of similar distribution

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“Water mint.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20mint. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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