Definitions starting with C

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cat mint

[OED, common Brit, name for US catnip (Nepeta cataria)] n. a fragrant herb related to catnip: 1835 Nepeta coerulea . . . Cat mint (Journal 35). = BLUE CATNIP, JERUSALEM CATNIT (Eleu.)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2012-01-09 16:59
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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