Definition of Calamintha

1. Noun. Calamint.

Exact synonyms: Genus Calamintha
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Calamint

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamintha

Cal Tech
Calabar bean
Calabar swelling
Caladenia cairnsiana
Caladium bicolor
Calamagrostic quadriseta
Calamagrostis acutiflora
Calamintha (current term)
Calamintha grandiflora
Calamintha nepeta
Calamintha nepeta glantulosa
Calamintha sylvatica
Calamity Jane
Calamus australis
Calamus penna
Calamus rotang
Calandrinia ciliata
Calayan rail

Literary usage of Calamintha

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

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1881)
"ON THE FERTILIZATION OF Calamintha NEPETA. BY WILLIAM TRELEASE. DURING the past summer my attention was several times drawn to this little ..."

2. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1890)
"In the summer of 1888, I had occasion to notice that the earliest flowers of Calamintha Nuttallii, Benth., a plant quite common in rocky places, ..."

3. The Flowering Plants of Tunbridge Wells & Neighbourhood by Richard Deakin (1871)
"Calamintha Acinos. ** Calyx nearly equal at the base. Middle lobe of the lower lip of ... Calamintha Nepeta. 2. C. Nepeta, Link and Hoffm. lesser Calamint. ..."

4. The British flora medica: a history of the medicinal plants of Great Britain by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle (1877)
"... was added to a pint of boiling water, and drunk as tea. A distilled water has also been made from the leaves and berries. XXXVII. Calamintha OFFICINALIS ..."

5. The New Sydenham Society's Lexicon of Medicine and the Allied Sciences Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society by Henry Power, Leonard William Sedgwick, New Sydenham Society (1882)
"F. champ ; I. campo ; 8. campo.) An open piece of land, surrounded by a fence, for tillage or pasturage. F. bas 11. The Calamintha ..."

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