- mintmint1 [mint]n.[ME mynt < OE mynet, coin, akin to OHG munizza < Gmc * munita < L moneta, place for coining money < Moneta, epithet of JUNO, in whose temple at Rome money was coined]1.a) a place where money is coined by authority of the governmentb) [M-] a government bureau in charge of this2. an apparently unlimited supply; large amount [a mint of ideas]3. Informal a large amount of money; fortune4. a source of manufacture or inventionadj.new or in its original condition, as if freshly minted [a postage stamp in mint condition]vt.1. to coin (money) by stamping metal2. to invent or create; fabricatemintern.mint2 [mint]n.[ME mynte < OE minte, akin to OHG minza < WGmc * minta < L menta < or akin to Gr mintha]1. any of various aromatic plants of the mint family, esp. any of a genus (Mentha) whose leaves are used for flavoring and in medicine2. any of various candies flavored with mintadj.designating a family (Lamiaceae, order Lamiales) of dicotyledonous plants with fragrant foliage, volatile oil, and square stems, including spearmint, peppermint, basil, and bergamot
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.