Catnip

Definition of Catnip

Cat´nip`
n.1.(Bot.) A well-know plant of the genus Nepeta (Nepeta Cataria), somewhat like mint, having a string scent, and sometimes used in medicine. It is so called because cats have a peculiar fondness for it.

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catmint, genus Nepeta, herb, herbaceous plant, Nepeta, Nepeta cataria
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