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Menthol vs. Mint

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  • Menthol (noun)

    a cyclic monoterpene alcohol; the major component of the essential oil of peppermint; used in pharmaceutical preparations as an antitussive and antipruritic agent, as a nasal decongestant, and in menthol cigarettes

  • Menthol (noun)

    A menthol cigarette.

  • Mint (noun)

    A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.

  • Mint (noun)

    A large amount of money. A vast sum or amount, etc.

    "That house is worth a mint"

    "It must have cost a mint to produce!"

  • Mint (noun)

    Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself.

  • Mint (noun)

    Any plant in the genus Mentha in the family Lamiaceae, typically aromatic with square stems.

  • Mint (noun)

    The flavouring of the plant, either a sweet, a jelly or sauce.

  • Mint (noun)

    Any plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae.

  • Mint (noun)

    A green colour, like that of mint.

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  • Mint (noun)

    A mint-flavored candy, often eaten to sweeten the smell of the breath.

  • Mint (noun)

    Intent, purpose; an attempt, try; effort, endeavor.

  • Mint (verb)

    To reproduce (coins), usually en masse, under licence.

  • Mint (verb)

    To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.

  • Mint (verb)

    To try, attempt; take aim.

  • Mint (verb)

    To try, attempt, endeavor; to take aim at; to try to hit; to purpose.

  • Mint (verb)

    To hint; suggest; insinuate.

  • Mint (adjective)

    (of condition) as new.

    "in mint condition."

  • Mint (adjective)

    In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.

  • Mint (adjective)

    Unused with original gum; as issued originally.

  • Mint (adjective)

    Very good.

  • Mint (adjective)

    Of a green colour, like that of the mint plant.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Menthol (noun)

    A white, crystalline, aromatic substance (C10H20O) resembling camphor, extracted from oil of peppermint (Mentha); - called also mint camphor or peppermint camphor. It has the peculiar effect on skin and membranes of making them feel cool, and is used in liqueurs, confections, cigarettes, cough drops and perfumes, among other things.

  • Mint (noun)

    The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus Mentha, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See Mentha.

  • Mint (noun)

    A place where money is coined by public authority.

  • Mint (noun)

    Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself.

  • Mint (noun)

    A large quantity of money; as, to make a mint in stock trading.

  • Mint

    To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money.

  • Mint

    To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.

  • Mint (adjective)

    Like new; in brand-new condition; unworn, as a coin recently made at a mint{1}; as, he had a '53 Cadillac in mint condition.

  • Mint (adjective)

    Uncirculated; in the same condition as when it was freshly coined at the mint{1}.

Webster Dictionary
  • Menthol (noun)

    a lotion containing menthol which gives it a mint flavoring

  • Mint (noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent;

    "a batch of letters"

    "a deal of trouble"

    "a lot of money"

    "he made a mint on the stock market"

    "it must have cost plenty"

  • Mint (noun)

    any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers

  • Mint (noun)

    the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied

  • Mint (noun)

    a candy that is flavored with a mint oil

  • Mint (noun)

    a plant where money is coined by authority of the government

  • Mint (verb)

    form by stamping, punching, or printing;

    "strike coins"

    "strike a medal"

  • Mint (adjective)

    as if new;

    "in mint condition"

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