from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A perennial, aromatic eastern North American plant (Monarda punctata) having opposite leaves and yellowish flowers with purple spots. Also called wild bergamot.
  • n. A Eurasian wild mint (Mentha longifolia), naturalized in the eastern United States and having long, opposite leaves and dense, spikelike elongated clusters of flowers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A coarse American plant of the mint family (Monarda punctata).
  • n. The wild mint (Mentha sylvestris).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coarse American plant of the Mint family (Monarda punctata).
  • n. In England, the wild mint (Mentha sylvestris).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wild mint of Europe, Mentha sylvestris.
  • n. An American plant, Monarda punctata, common from New York southward.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tall erect perennial or annual having lanceolate leaves and heads of purple-spotted creamy flowers; many subspecies grown from eastern to southwestern United States and in Mexico
  • n. an annual horsemint of central and western United States and northern Mexico
  • n. a coarse Old World wild water mint having long leaves and spikelike clusters of flowers; naturalized in the eastern United States


horse +‎ mint (Wiktionary)



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