Cal"a*mint (?), n. [OE. calamint, calemente (cf. F. calament) fr. L. calamintha, Gr. , . See 1st Mint.] Bot.

A genus of perennial plants (Calamintha) of the Mint family, esp. the C. Nepela and C. Acinos, which are called also basil thyme.

 

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