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English adjective: mint

1. mint as if new

SamplesIn mint condition.



English noun: mint

1. mint (quantity) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

SamplesA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.

Synonymsbatch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Narrower (hyponym)deluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

2. mint (plant) any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant

Narrower (hyponym)apple mint, applemint, bergamot mint, corn mint, eau de cologne mint, field mint, horsemint, lemon mint, Mentha aquatica, Mentha arvensis, Mentha citrata, Mentha longifolia, Mentha piperita, Mentha pulegium, Mentha rotundifolia, Mentha spicata, Mentha suaveolens, pennyroyal, peppermint, spearmint, water mint, water-mint

Part holonymmint

Member meronymgenus Mentha, Mentha

3. mint (plant) any member of the mint family of plants

Broader (hypernym)family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family

4. mint (food) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied

Broader (hypernym)herb

Part meronymmint

Substance meronymmint, mint candy

5. mint (food) a candy that is flavored with a mint oil

Synonymsmint candy

Broader (hypernym)candy, confect

Narrower (hyponym)peppermint, peppermint candy

Substance holonymmint

6. mint (artifact) a plant where money is coined by authority of the government

Broader (hypernym)industrial plant, plant, works

Instance hyponymU.S. Mint, United States Mint, US Mint

English verb: mint

1. mint (creation) form by stamping, punching, or printing

SamplesStrike coins.
Strike a medal.

Synonymscoin, strike

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create from raw material, create from raw stuff

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