Mint

Definition of Mint

Pronunciation: mĭnt
n.1.(Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus Mentha, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See Mentha.
Mint camphor
(Chem.) See Menthol.
Mint julep
See Julep.
Mint sauce
a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats.
1.A place where money is coined by public authority.
2.Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself.
A mint of phrases in his brain.
- Shak.
3.A large quantity of money; as, to make a mint in stock trading.
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Minted; p. pr. & vb. n. Minting.]
1.To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money.
2.To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.
Titles . . . of such natures as may be easily minted.
- Bacon.
Minting mill
a coining press.
a.1.Like new; in brand-new condition; unworn, as a coin recently made at a mint{1}; as, he had a '53 Cadillac in mint condition.
2.(Numismatics) Uncirculated; in the same condition as when it was freshly coined at the mint{1}.

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