Definition of Common calamint

1. Noun. Mint-scented perennial of central and southern Europe.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Calamint

common blackfish
common blue
common blues
common bog rosemary
common boneset
common booklouse
common box
common brant goose
common broom
common bullfinch
common bullfinches
common burdock
common buzzard
common buzzards
common calamint (current term)
common camas
common canary
common caper
common cardinal vein
common carline thistle
common carotid
common carotid artery
common carotid plexus
common carp
common carps
common carrier
common chickweed
common chickweeds
common chord

Literary usage of Common calamint

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

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)
"The following are the main points of difference between our new British species and the common Calamint (C. offici- nalis of Hooker and others). ..."

2. 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. ..."

3. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants by William Withering, William Macgillivray (1830)
"common calamint. Flowers in whorls, on branched stalks ; leaves egg-shaped, serrate : stem erect, downy. Flower- stalks three-forked, the lateral divisions ..."

4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1814)
"1596 common Calamint.Engl. bot. t. 1676. England. lesser Calamint. t. 1414. Cretan. Barrel, ic. t. 1166. S. of Europe. shrubby. Spain. ..."

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