Mint sauce

Mint sauce
Mint Mint (m[i^]nt), n. [AS. minte, fr. L. mentha, Gr. mi`nqa, mi`nqh.] (Bot.) The name of several aromatic labiate plants, mostly of the genus {Mentha}, yielding odoriferous essential oils by distillation. See {Mentha}. [1913 Webster]


{Corn mint} is {Mentha arvensis}.

{Horsemint} is {Mentha sylvestris}, and in the United States {Monarda punctata}, which differs from the true mints in several respects.

{Mountain mint} is any species of the related genus {Pycnanthemum}, common in North America.

{Peppermint} is {Mentha piperita}.

{Spearmint} is {Mentha viridis}.

{Water mint} is {Mentha aquatica}. [1913 Webster]

{Mint camphor}. (Chem.) See {Menthol}.

{Mint julep}. See {Julep}.

{Mint sauce}, a sauce flavored with spearmint, for meats. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mint sauce — N UNCOUNT Mint sauce is a sauce made from mint leaves, vinegar, and sugar, which is often eaten with lamb …   English dictionary

  • Mint Sauce (cartoon strip) — Mint Sauce is a fictional character in a cartoon strip of the same name, created and drawn by Jo Burt, and published in the monthly magazine Mountain Biking UK. Mishun H. Sugworth, better known to friends and foe alike as Mint Sauce , is a… …   Wikipedia

  • mint sauce — noun A sauce, made with mint and vinegar, that is a popular accompaniment to roast lamb …   Wiktionary

  • mint sauce — UK / US noun [uncountable] British a sauce made from mint leaves, vinegar, and sugar, and usually eaten with lamb or other meat …   English dictionary

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