mint mint  /ˈmɪnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
  2. (n) any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
  3. (n) any member of the mint family of plants
  4. (n) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
  5. (n) a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
  6. (n) a plant where money is coined by authority of the government
  7. (v) form by stamping, punching, or printing
  8. (adj) as if new

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Mark Kurlansky, author of 'The Food of a Younger Land', makes competing recipes for mint juleps from the 1930s.
  2. The Royal Canadian Mint had never seen anything like this.
  3. Mint and potatoes meant irrigation and controlling more land to protect our water rights.

News

  1. Linux Mint 15 XFCE and KDE Editions released

     Linux User: The alternate Linux Mint spins have just been released
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Linux Today

  2. New York Mint secures 3-piece Gold Kangaroo, Koala and Kookaburra Proof Set from Perth Mint

    New York Mint receives world exclusive on First Struck 2013 3-piece Kangaroo, Koala and Kookaburra Complete Gold Proof Sets. (PRWeb June 25, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10866514.htm
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Body Mint All-Natural Deodorant Now Available In Pill Form as a Chlorophyll Supplement to Reduce Body Odors

    Body Mint from Hawaiin Organics, LLC is a natural, ingestible, body and breath deodorizing/freshening tablet that is distributed throughout the United States. (PRWeb June 23, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10859343.htm
    on June 23, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Metal prices have been fluctuating so wildly in recent years that the Treasury and the United States Mint need the flexibility to react quickly, if necessary, to change the materials used in the nation's coinage," said Mint Director Ed Moy.
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Ed Moy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We're not trying to produce a Sotheby's or Christie's presentation of the finest memorabilia in mint condition. We are trying to re-create an era through some of the artifacts that survived because of love," Thorn said.
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: John Thorn Source: SI.com

  3. "Every Australian loves Tim Tams and Mint Slices but we want to know the chocolate in these biscuits has been produced ethically," Mr Costello said. "We're calling on Arnott's to demonstrate that it is not indirectly supporting the worst...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Tim Costello Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Word of the Day
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