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  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    he made a mint on the stock market
  • n  any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
  • n  any member of the mint family of plants
  • n  the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied
  • n  a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
  • n  a plant where money is coined by authority of the government
  • v  form by stamping, punching, or printing
  • s  as if new
    in mint condition

  • Mark Kurlansky, author of 'The Food of a Younger Land', makes competing recipes for mint juleps from the 1930s.
  • The Royal Canadian Mint had never seen anything like this.
  • Mint Julep (Goldfinger): Four fresh sprigs of mint, 2.
News & Articles


  • Ed Moy in International Herald Tribune
    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.
  • John Thorn in
    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.
  • Tim Costello in Sydney Morning Herald
    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...

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