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mint in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmintmint1 /mษชnt/ โ—โ—โ—‹ noun ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š 1 mint.jpg [uncountable]HBPDFC a small plant with green leaves that have a fresh smell and taste and are used in cooking ๐Ÿ”Š new potatoes sprinkled with chopped mint ๐Ÿ”Š roast lamb with mint sauce ๐Ÿ”Š Decorate with a sprig of mint.2 [countable]DF a sweet that tastes of peppermint (=a type of mint with a strong fresh taste) ๐Ÿ”Š We sat in the back row, sucking mints. ๐Ÿ”Š Would you like a mint?3 โ†’ a mint4 [countable]PEC a place where coins are officially made ๐Ÿ”Š coins issued by the Royal Mint
Examples from the Corpus
mintโ€ข Well, pop a mint, our friends, head for the hills, and pick your teeth with a mesquite twig.โ€ข He helps himself to a mint from a fancy glass bowl on the coffee table.โ€ข But he has finally won a mint.โ€ข Pennyroyal, a type of mint, is effective against fleas so attach a few dried pennyroyal leaves to your pet's collar.โ€ข Eat smaller meals and try soda mints or indigestion tablets.โ€ข Children will have the opportunity to create money for the Storyopolis mint.sprig of mintโ€ข Chill and serve with ice-cubes and a sprig of mint.โ€ข Decorate with a slice of kiwi and a sprig of mint.โ€ข To serve, spoon the sorbet into the reserved mango skins or in individual glasses and decorate with sprigs of mint.