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.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bergamot Mint
Literary usage of Bergamot mint
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."