Calamint


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “Beautiful mint.”

Pronunciation: (KAL-uh-mint)

Nicknames: Calla, Mint, Minty, Minthe

Detail: Derived from the Greek kalaminthē. Composed of two Greek words kalos and minthe directly meaning “beautiful mint”.

It has simple, opposite leaves and drooping clusters of flowers blooming in July and August.

Variations:

  • Calamint
  • Calamintha (kal-uh-MIN-thah)
  • Calaminthe (kal-uh-MIN-thee)
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