Pronunciation: (mint),[key] —n. 1. any aromatic herb of the genus Mentha, having opposite leaves and small, whorled flowers, as the spearmint and peppermint. Cf. mint family. 2. a soft or hard confection, often shaped like a wafer, that is usually flavored with peppermint and often served after lunch or dinner.
3. any of various flavored hard candies packaged as a roll of small round wafers.
—adj. made or flavored with mint: mint tea.
Pronunciation: (mint),[key] —n. 1. a place where coins, paper currency, special medals, etc., are produced under government authority.
2. a place where something is produced or manufactured
3. a vast amount, esp. of money: He made a mint in oil wells.
—adj. 1. Philately.(of a stamp) being in its original, unused condition.
2. unused or appearing to be newly made and never used: a book in mint condition.
—v.t. 1. to make (coins, money, etc.) by stamping metal.
2. to turn (metal) into coins: to mint gold into sovereigns. 3. to make or fabricate; invent: to mint words.