Definition of Basil mint

1. Noun. Perennial herb of the eastern United States having inconspicuous greenish flowers and narrow leaves that are very aromatic when bruised.

Exact synonyms: Pycnanthemum Virginianum
Generic synonyms: Mountain Mint



Basil Mint Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Basil Mint Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Basil Mint

basifier
basifiers
basifies
basifixed
basifugal
basify
basifying
basigynia
basigynium
basihyal
basihyals
basihyoid
basihyoids
basil
basil balm
basil mint (current term)
basil thyme
basilar
basilar angle
basilar apophysis
basilar artery
basilar bone
basilar cartilage
basilar crest of cochlear duct
basilar fibrocartilage
basilar index
basilar interstitial lung disease

Literary usage of Basil mint

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1822)
"Thyme, sage, rosemary from the open garden ; and dried marjoram, basil, mint, savory, &c. from the herb-room. Rhubarb- »talks from covered roots; anise, ..."

2. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1872)
"... to string the bright red pepper-pods on myrtle twigs, to tie up little bunches of sweet basil, mint, savory, thyme, and other spicy herbs. ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1884)
"In the summer of 1882 it was the home of the wild mignonette, sundry patches of basil, mint, and the traveller's joy. Here, too, flourished, in appropriate ..."

4. Gabriele Zerbi, Gerontocomia: On the Care of the Aged and Maximianus by Gabriele de Zerbis, Levi Robert Lind (1988)
"... as Celsus says.563 Dill, basil, mint, anise, coriander, nasturtium or cress, rocket, fennel, and in addition asparagus, capers, catmint, thyme, savory, ..."

5. Gabriele Zerbi, Gerontocomia: On the Care of the Aged, & Maximianus, Elegies ...by Gabriele de Zerbis, Levi Robert Lind by Gabriele de Zerbis, Levi Robert Lind (1988)
"... as Celsus says.563 Dill, basil, mint, anise, coriander, nasturtium or cress, rocket, fennel, and in addition asparagus, capers, catmint, thyme, savory, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Basil mint

Search for Basil mint on Dictionary.com!Search for Basil mint on Thesaurus.com!Search for Basil mint on Google!Search for Basil mint on Wikipedia!

Search