Definition of Bergamot mint
1. Noun. Perennial aromatic herb of eastern North America having variously colored tubular flowers in dense showy heads.
Generic synonyms: Monarda, Wild Bergamot
2. Noun. Mint with leaves having perfume like that of the bergamot orange.
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Literary usage of Bergamot mint
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1. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Of others again the branches leaves and in fact the whole growth are sweet-scented, as with tufted thyme calamint bergamot-mint and the rest. ..."
2. Odorographia: A Natural History of Raw Materials and Drugs Used in the by John Charles Sawer (1894)
"bergamot mint, Mentha odorata, Sole, Mentii. Brit., t. 9; Sowerby, Eng. Bot., ... This has long been known to gardeners as " orange," or " bergamot " mint. ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1911)
"The oils from the bergamot mint disclose a very slight decrease in ester content and alcohol content in the " after-flowering" stage. ..."
4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"The bergamot-mint, affording a perfumers' oil, is M. aquatica; the crisped or curled mint, the variety стара of the same. The water-mint (or brook-mint) of ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"(2) A species of mint, probably the bergamot mint (Mentha citrata, Ehr.) of Hooker's Student's Flora, with variegated leaves, is the plant so called in ..."