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Synonyms for catnipˈkæt nɪp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catmint, catnip, Nepeta cataria(noun)

    hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats

    catmint, catnip


  1. catnip(noun)


  2. catnip(noun)

    Any of the about 250 species of flowering plant of the genus Nepeta, family Lamiaceae, certain of which are said to have medicinal qualities.


  3. catnip(noun)

    Nepeta cataria and Nepeta grandiflora (and perhaps other species), which are well-known for causing an apparently harmless pheromone-based intoxication among certain cats.


Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. catnip

    Nepeta cataria, catmint, catnep, cat's play

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