Definition of Catmint

1. Noun. Hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats.

Exact synonyms: Catnip, Nepeta Cataria
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Nepeta, Nepeta



Definition of Catmint

1. Noun. The plant ''Nepeta cataria'', or other members of the genus; catnip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Catmint

1. catnip [n -S] - See also: catnip

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catmint

catless
catlicker
catlickers
catlike
catlin
catling
catlings
catlinite
catlinites
catlins
catloaf
catloaves
catlore
catmab
catmeat
catmint (current term)
catmints
catnap
catnaper
catnapers
catnapped
catnapper
catnappers
catnapping
catnaps
catnep
catneps
catnip
catnips
catochus

Literary usage of Catmint

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1. The British flora medica: a history of the medicinal plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"... been allowed for the establishment of the vinous fermentation, was considered an excellent cataplasm. XL. NEPETA CATARIA, L. catmint. Nat. Ord. LABIATA. ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Hungarian catmint. Nn!. of Hungary and Austria. CuH. ... Blue catmint. Nat. Introd. 1777, by Casimer Gomez Ortega, MDH May and June. ' H. If. 5. ..."

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