Definition of Calamint

1. Noun. Perennial aromatic herbs growing in hedgerows or scrub or open woodlands from western Europe to central Asia and in North America.




Definition of Calamint

1. n. A genus of perennial plants (Calamintha) of the Mint family, esp. the C. Nepeta and C. Acinos, which are called also basil thyme.

Definition of Calamint

1. Noun. Any species of aromatic garden herb of the genus ''Calamintha''. ¹

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Definition of Calamint

1. a perennial herb [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamint

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calamaries
calamaris
calamars
calamary
calamata
calamatas
calambac
calambour
calami
calamine
calamine lotion
calamined
calamines
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calamint (current term)
calamints
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calamites
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calamities
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calamitousness
calamity
calamondin
calamondins
calamosaur
calamus
calamus oil

Literary usage of Calamint

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1. Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby by Sir William Jackson Hooker, James Sowerby, William Borrer, John William Salter (1849)
"Unlike the common kind, our Wood calamint loves a sheltered situation ; and it does not thrive so well in the open flower-border as when treated as an ..."

2. The British flora medica: a history of the medicinal plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"Flowers spring from the axils of the leaves or bracts, on branched stalks, lower flower-stalks shorter than the leaves. Calyx bilabiate, calamint ..."

3. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"С. Б. calamint with large Flowers. 4. ... С. В. Hoar)' calamint, with Leaves ¬°ike ... calamint, with a narrow oblong Leaf. ..."

4. A Supplement to the Pharmacopoeia: Being a Treatise on Pharmacology in by Samuel Frederick Gray (1821)
"*COMMON calamint. calamintha vulgaris. C. man- tana. ... Used indifferently with common calamint. *LESSER calamint. ..."

5. Pharmacopoeia Universalis: Or, A New Universal English Dispensatory. Containing by Robert James (1747)
"Mountain calamint. It is cultivated in Gardens, and agrees in Virtues with the former. ... Ind. A. Field calamint. It grows about the Roots of Hedges, ..."

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