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mint in Plants topic

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