|1.||[ noun ] (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent|
|Synonyms:||mass good_deal lot great_deal pile plenty heap sight whole_lot deal flock quite_a_little raft pot slew stack mickle mess wad spate peck tidy_sum muckle hatful whole_slew batch|
: "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"
|Related terms:||large_indefinite_quantity flood jam heap|
|2.||[ noun ] (food) the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied|
|3.||[ noun ] (botany) any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers|
|Related terms:||herb watermint spearmint bergamot_mint horsemint peppermint corn_mint apple_mint pennyroyal Mentha|
|4.||[ verb ] form by stamping, punching, or printing|
"strike coins" "strike a medal"
|Related terms:||create_from_raw_material coin coiner mintage|
|5.||[ adjective ] as if new|
"in mint condition"
|6.||[ noun ] (business) a plant where money is coined by authority of the government|
|Related terms:||plant u.s._mint|
|7.||[ noun ] (food) a candy that is flavored with a mint oil|
|Related terms:||candy peppermint|