mint [1] NOUN 1) an aromatic plant, several kinds of which are used as culinary herbs. 2) the flavour of mint, especially peppermint. 3) a peppermint sweet.
DERIVATIVES minty adjective.
ORIGIN Greek minth.
mint [2] NOUN 1) a place where money is coined. 2) (a mint) informal a large sum of money.
ADJECTIVE in pristine condition; as new.
VERB 1) make (a coin) by stamping metal. 2) produce for the first time.
ORIGIN from Latin moneta 'money' .

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