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mint



Pronunciation: (mint), [key]
n.
1. any aromatic herb of the genus Mentha, having opposite leaves and small, whorled flowers, as the spearmint and peppermint. Cf. mint family.
2. a soft or hard confection, often shaped like a wafer, that is usually flavored with peppermint and often served after lunch or dinner.
3. any of various flavored hard candies packaged as a roll of small round wafers.

adj.
made or flavored with mint: mint tea.

mint



Pronunciation: (mint), [key]
n.
1. a place where coins, paper currency, special medals, etc., are produced under government authority.
2. a place where something is produced or manufactured
3. a vast amount, esp. of money: He made a mint in oil wells.

adj.
1. Philately.(of a stamp) being in its original, unused condition.
2. unused or appearing to be newly made and never used: a book in mint condition.

v.t.
1. to make (coins, money, etc.) by stamping metal.
2. to turn (metal) into coins: to mint gold into sovereigns.
3. to make or fabricate; invent: to mint words.

mint



Pronunciation: (mint), [key] Scot. and North Eng.

n.
1. intent; purpose.
2. an attempt; try; effort.

v.t.
1. to try (something); attempt.
2. to take aim at (something) with a gun.
3. to hit or strike at (someone or something).

v.i.
1. to try; attempt.
2. to take aim.

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

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