Definition of Common calamint
1. Noun. Mint-scented perennial of central and southern Europe.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Common Calamint
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. ..."