from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various aromatic, ornamental, annual or perennial plants of the genus Nepeta, having opposite leaves and variously colored flowers with two-lipped corollas.
- n. Chiefly British Catnip.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The plant Nepeta cataria, or other members of the genus; catnip.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Nepeta, N. Cataria: so called because cats are fond of it.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats
From cat + mint. (Wiktionary)