Greek - A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Cocytus and Peitho. She was changed into the mint plant by Persephone to foil an attack by Hades. An alternative version says that she was a mistress of Hades and the jealous Persephone trampled her to death, whereupon she was changed into mint. In some references, referred to as Minthe, Menthe, Menthe, Mintha or Mintha.

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