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mint (n.1)

aromatic herb, plant of the genus Mentha, Old English minte (8c.), from West Germanic *minta (source also of Old Saxon minta, Middle Dutch mente, Old High German minza, German Minze), a borrowing from Latin menta, mentha "mint," itself from Greek minthe, personified as a nymph transformed into an herb by Proserpine, which is probably a loan-word from a lost Mediterranean language. For mint-julep, see julep.

mint (n.2)

place where money is coined, early 15c., from Old English mynet "coin, coinage, money" (8c.), from West Germanic *munita (source also of Old Saxon munita, Old Frisian menote, Middle Dutch munte, Old High German munizza, German münze), from Latin moneta "mint" (see money (n.) ). An earlier word for "place where money is coined" was minter (early 12c.). General sense of "a vast sum of money" is from 1650s. Mint-mark, "mark placed upon a coin to indicate the mint where it was struck," is from 1797.

mint (v.)

"to stamp metal to make coins," 1540s, from mint (n.2). Related: Minted; minting. Old English had the agent noun mynetere (Middle English minter) "one who stamps coins to create money," from Late Latin monetarius.

mint (adj.)

"perfect" (like a freshly minted coin), 1887 (in mint condition), from mint (n.2).

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Definitions of mint from WordNet
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mint (n.)
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;
he made a mint on the stock market
Synonyms: batch / 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
mint (n.)
any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers;
mint (n.)
any member of the mint family of plants;
mint (n.)
the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied;
mint (n.)
a candy that is flavored with a mint oil;
Synonyms: mint candy
mint (n.)
a plant where money is coined by authority of the government;
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mint (adj.)
as if new;
in mint condition
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