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Etymology 1

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] monēta (place for making coins), from the temple of Juno Moneta (named for Monēta mother of the Muses), where coins were made, akin to Danish mønte (spelling before the writing reform of 1948: mynte), German münzen (to mint), and to Russian монета (coin).

Noun

Singular
mint

Plural
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mint ({{{1}}})
  1. A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) 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!
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Verb

Infinitive
to mint

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mint (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To reproduce (coins), usually en masse, under licence.
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Adjective

mint (not comparable)

Positive
mint

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of condition, as new.
    in mint condition.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Unused with original gum; as issued originally.
  4. (slang) Very good.
    that's mint
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Etymology 2

A mint plant.

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] menta (the plant) < Ancient Greek mythological figure (Minthe), akin to Old Norse minta (mint).

Noun

Singular
mint

Plural
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mint ({{{1}}})
  1. Any of several plants of the family Labiatae, typically aromatic with square stems.
  2. The flavouring of the plant, either a sweet, a jelly or sauce.
  3. (color) a green colour, like that of mint.
    mint colour:   
  4. A mint-flavored candy, often eaten to sweeten the smell of the breath.
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Adjective

mint (comparative mint, superlative ier)

Positive
mint

Comparative
mint

Superlative
ier

  1. (color) Of a green colour, like that of the mint plant.
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Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈmint/

Conjunction

mint

  1. as, like

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