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dit•ta•ny



Pronunciation: (dit'n-ē), [key]
n.,
pl. -nies.

1. a Cretan plant, Origanum dictamnus, of the mint family, having spikes of purple flowers and formerly believed to have medicinal qualities.
2. Also called stone mint. a North American plant, Cunila origanoides, of the mint family, bearing clusters of purplish flowers.
3. See gas plant.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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