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Mint

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Adjective

CIDE DICTIONARY

Mintn. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. mi`nqa, mi`nqh.].
     The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus Mentha, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See Mentha.  [1913 Webster]
    " Corn mint is Mentha arvensis. -- Horsemint is Mentha sylvestris, and in the United States Monarda punctata, which differs from the true mints in several respects. -- Mountain mint is any species of the related genus Pycnanthemum, common in North America. -- Peppermint is Mentha piperita. -- Spearmint is Mentha viridis. -- Water mint is Mentha aquatica."  [1913 Webster]
Mint camphor. (Chem.) See Menthol. -- Mint julep. See Julep. -- Mint sauce, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats.
Mintn. [AS. mynet money, coin, fr. L. moneta the mint, coined money, fr. Moneta, a surname of Juno, in whose at Rome money was coined; akin to monere to warn, admonish, AS. manian, and to E. mind. See Mind, and cf. Money, Monition.].
  •  A place where money is coined by public authority.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself.  [1913 Webster]
    "A mint of phrases in his brain."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A large quantity of money; as, to make a mint in stock trading.  [PJC]
Mintv. t. [AS. mynetian.].
  •  To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.  [1913 Webster]
    "Titles . . . of such natures as may be easily minted."  [1913 Webster]
Minting mill, a coining press.
Minta. 
  •  Like new; in brand-new condition; unworn, as a coin recently made at a mint{1}; as, he had a '53 Cadillac in mint condition.  [PJC]
  •  Uncirculated; in the same condition as when it was freshly coined at the mint{1}.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Mint, n.
1 any aromatic plant of the genus Mentha.
2 a peppermint sweet or lozenge.

Idiom
mint julep US a sweet iced alcoholic drink of bourbon flavoured with mint. mint sauce chopped mint in vinegar and sugar, usu. eaten with lamb.
Derivative
minty adj. (mintier, mintiest).
Mint, n. & v.
--n.
1 a place where money is coined, usu. under State authority.
2 a vast sum of money (making a mint).
3 a source of invention etc. (a mint of ideas).
--v.tr.
1 make (coin) by stamping metal.
2 invent, coin (a word, phrase, etc.).

Idiom
in mint condition (or state) freshly minted; (of books etc.) as new. mint-mark a mark on a coin to indicate the mint at which it was struck. mint-master the superintendent of coinage at a mint. mint par (in full mint parity)
1 the ratio between the gold equivalents of currency in two countries.
2 their rate of exchange based on this.
Derivative
mintage n.
Etymology
OE mynet f. WG f. L moneta MONEY

THESAURUS

Mint

armory, arsenal, assembly line, assembly plant, atomic energy plant, batch, beget, bindery, block out, boatyard, boilery, bomb, boodle, bookbindery, brand-new, breed, brewery, brickyard, bright, bring forth, bring into being, bundle, call into being, cannery, carve, cast, chisel, coin, conceive, concoct, considerable, contrive, cook up, counterfeit, creamery, create, cut, dairy, deal, defense plant, design, develop, devise, die, discover, distillery, dockyard, dream up, earn, efform, engender, evolve, extra, fabricate, factory, factory belt, factory district, factory-new, fashion, feeder plant, figure, fire-new, fix, flour mill, forge, form, formalize, found, frame, fresh, generate, give being to, give rise to, gobs, good deal, good sum, great deal, harmless, hatch, heap, heaps, heaps of gold, held back, held in reserve, held out, hew, improvise, in abeyance, in hand, in mint condition, inaugurate, industrial park, industrial zone, innovate, intact, intaglio, invent, inviolate, knead, knock out, large sum, lashings, last, lay out, lick into shape, like new, loads, lot, lots, main plant, make, make do with, make up, manufactory, manufacturing plant, manufacturing quarter, matrix, mature, mess, mill, millions, mint of money, model, mold, munitions plant, negative, neologize, neoterize, new, new-begotten, new-built, new-fledged, new-grown, new-laid, new-made, new-minted, new-model, new-mown, new-wrought, newborn, oil refinery, oodles, original, originate, pack, packet, packing house, peck, perfect, pile, piles, plan, plant, pot, potful, pots, pottery, power of money, power plant, pretty penny, pristine, procreate, produce, production line, punch, push-button plant, put aside, put by, quite a little, raft, rafts, refinery, renew, renovate, reserve, roll, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, saved, sawmill, scads, scatheless, sculpt, sculpture, seal, set, shape, shipyard, shoe last, shove the queer, sight, slew, slews, spare, spate, spawn, spick-and-span, stack, stacks, stamp, stored, strike out, subassembly plant, sugar refinery, suspended, tailor, tannery, template, thermoform, think out, think up, thousands, tidy sum, to spare, ton, unapplied, unbeaten, unbroken, unbruised, uncirculated, unconsumed, undamaged, undefaced, undeformed, undemolished, undestroyed, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended, unfaded, unhandled, unharmed, unhurt, unimpaired, uninjured, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unshattered, unspent, unspoiled, untapped, untorn, untouched, untrodden, unused, unutilized, unwithered, unworn, utter, virgin, wad, wads, waived, whole slew, winery, work, yard, yards

ROGET THESAURUS

Mint

Prototype

N prototype, original, model, pattern, precedent, standard, ideal, reference, scantling, type, archetype, antitype, protoplast, module, exemplar, example, ensample, paradigm, lay-figure, text, copy, design, fugleman, keynote, die, mold, matrix, last, plasm, proplasm, protoplasm, mint, seal, punch, intaglio, negative, stamp, a precedent embalms a principle, exempla sunt odiosa.

Workshop

N workshop, workhouse, workplace, shop, place of business, manufactory, mill, plant, works, factory, cabinet, studio, office, branch office bureau, atelier, hive, hive of industry, nursery, hothouse, hotbed, kitchen, mint, forge, loom, dock, dockyard, alveary, armory, laboratory, lab, research institute, refinery, cannery, power plant, beauty parlor, beehive, bindery, forcing pit, nailery, usine, slip, yard, wharf, foundry, foundery, furnace, vineyard, crucible, alembic, caldron, matrix, at work, at the office, at the shop, working.

Money

N money, legal tender, money matters, money market, finance, accounts, funds, treasure, capital, stock, assets, wealth, supplies, ways and means, wherewithal, sinews of war, almighty dollar, needful, cash, mammon, dough, cabbage, money-like instruments, M, M, sum, amount, balance, balance sheet, sum total, proceeds, currency, circulating medium, specie, coin, piece, hard cash, cold cash, dollar, sterling coin, pounds shillings and pence, Ls, d, pocket, breeches pocket, purse, money in hand, cash at hand, ready money, ready cash, slug, wad wad of bills, wad of money, thick wad of bills, roll of dough, rhino, blunt, dust, mopus, tin, salt, chink, argent comptant, bottom dollar, buzzard dollar, checks, dibs, double eagle, eagle, Federal currency, fractional currency, postal currency, Federal Reserve Note, United States Note, silver certificate, gold certificate, long bit, short bit, moss, nickel, pile, pin money, quarter, red cent, roanoke, rock, seawan, seawant, thousand dollars, grand, single, one-dollar bill, two- dollar bill, five-dollar bill, fiver, fin, Lincoln, ten-dollar bill, sawbuck, twenty-dollar bill, Jackson, double sawbuck, fifty-dollar bill, hundred-dollar bill, C-note, penny, cent, Lincoln cent, indian head penny, copper, two-cent piece three-cent piece, half- dime, nickel, buffalo nickel, V nickel, dime, disme, mercury dime, quarter, two bits, half dollar, dollar, silver dollar, Eisenhower dollar, Susan B, Anthony dollar, precious metals, gold, silver, copper, bullion, ingot, nugget, petty cash, pocket money, change, small change, small coin, doit, stiver, rap, mite, farthing, sou, penny, shilling, tester, groat, guinea, rouleau, wampum, good sum, round sum, lump sum, power of money, plum, lac of rupees, major coin, crown, minor coin, monetarist, monetary theory, numismatics, chrysology, numismatist, paper money, greenback, major denomination, minor denomination, money order, postal money order, Post Office order, bank note, bond, bill, bill of exchange, order, warrant, coupon, debenture, exchequer bill, assignat, blueback, hundi, shinplaster, note, note of hand, promissory note, I O U, draft, check, cheque, back-dated check, negotiable order of withdrawal, NOW, remittance, credit, liability, drawer, drawee, obligor, obligee, moneyer, coiner, false money, bad money, base coin, flash note, slip, kite, fancy stocks, Bank of Elegance, argumentum ad crumenam, letter of credit, circulation, multiplier effect, inflation, double-digit inflation, hyperinflation, erosion of the currency, debasement of the currency, deflation, stagflation, exchange rate, rate of exchange, floating exchange rates, fixed rates, currency counter, currency exchange, bureau de change, gold-backed currency, gold standard, silver standard, bank account, savings account, checking account, money market account, NOW account, time deposit, deposit, demand deposit, super NOW account, certificate of deposit, CD, $, US$, Y, A$, Federal Reserve Bank, central bank, Federal Reserve Board, board of governors of the Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, Secret Service, mint, bureau of engraving, seigniorage, counterfeit, funny money, bogus money, (falsehood), interest, interest rate, discount rate, monetary, pecuniary, crumenal, fiscal, financial, sumptuary, numismatic, numismatical, sterling, nummary, barbarus ipse placet dummodo sit dives, but the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that, Gelt regiert die Welt, money rules the world, money makes the world go round, nervos belli pecuniam infinitam, redet Geld so schweigt die Welt, money is the mother's milk of politics, money is the root of all evil, money isn't everything, as phony as a three-dollar bill, don't take any wooden nickels.

Fragrance

N fragrance, aroma, redolence, perfume, bouquet, essence, scent, sweet smell, aromatic perfume, agalloch, agallochium, aloes wood, bay rum, calambac, calambour, champak, horehound, lign-aloes, marrubium, mint, muskrat, napha water, olibanum, spirit of myrcia, essential oil, incense, musk, frankincense, pastil, pastille, myrrh, perfumes of Arabia, otto, ottar, attar, bergamot, balm, civet, potpourri, pulvil, nosegay, scentbag, sachet, smelling bottle, vinaigrette, eau de Cologne, toilet water, lotion, after-shave lotion, thurification, perfumer, eucalyptus oil, pinene, fragrant, aromatic, redolent, spicy, savory, balmy, scented, sweet-smelling, sweet-scented, perfumed, perfumatory, thuriferous, fragrant as a rose, muscadine, ambrosial.


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