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mint 1

1. A place where the coins of a country are manufactured by authority of the government.
2. A place or source of manufacture or invention.
3. An abundant amount, especially of money.
tr.v. mint·ed, mint·ing, mints
1. To produce (money) by stamping metal; coin.
2. To invent or fabricate: a phrase that was minted for one occasion.
Undamaged as if freshly minted: The painting was in mint condition.

[Middle English, from Old English mynet, coin, from Latin monēta; see money.]

mint′er n.

mint 2

1. A member of the mint family.
a. Any of various rhizomatous plants of the genus Mentha of the mint family, characteristically having nearly regular white or purple flowers. Some species are cultivated for their aromatic oil and foliage.
b. The leaves of some of these plants, used as a seasoning.
3. Any of various similar or related plants, such as the stone mint.
4. A candy flavored with natural or artificial mint flavoring.

[Middle English minte, from Old English, from Germanic *minta, from Latin menta, possibly from Greek minthē.]

mint′y adj.
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(ˈmɪn ti)

adj. mint•i•er, mint•i•est.
having the flavor or aroma of mint.
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Adj.1.minty - relating to or suggestive of mint
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Now FOR Cardiff have teamed up with local music campaigner Daniel Minty to produce a memorial to Toy Mic Trev - a mural to be painted on the wall to next to Greggs at the spot where he sang to thousands of people over the years.
It's minty and tasty and didn't set my teeth on edge.
It's minty and tasty, and didn't set my teeth on edge.
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My love of minty chocolate comes from way back in my childhood in Dewsbury when, as a little boy, I was tasked with keeping the little glass jars of sweets fully-stocked at our neighbours' annual Boxing Day whist drive.
Emily and her partner William Hazell decided to get a new dog from a rescue centre near their home in Spalding, Lincs, after the family lost its beloved chocolate lab, Minty. And it marked a sweet turn of events for Saxon.
I do miss the bold minty freshness you get with regular toothpastes - ones aimed at rebuilding enamel and reducing sensitivity usually lack that minty kick - but this did leave me with a nice, clean-feeling mouth.