"An evergreen of the laurel family, having glossy leaves and bearing clusters of yellowish flowers, which are succeeded by branches of fruit resembling black currants." -Lupton

Camphor Tree

"An evergreen of the laurel family, having glossy leaves and bearing clusters of yellowish flowers,…

A mint still is used to extract the oils from mint plants.

Mint Still

A mint still is used to extract the oils from mint plants.

Rootstocks, or creeping subterranean branches of the Peppermint.

Peppermint

Rootstocks, or creeping subterranean branches of the Peppermint.

"The mint family of plants, of which the most important species are peppermint, spearmint and penny-royal, all contain an aromatic essential oil, possessing medicinal qualities." -Lupton

Peppermint

"The mint family of plants, of which the most important species are peppermint, spearmint and penny-royal,…

"The upper part of Peppermint (Mentha piperita), with flowers. a, flower; b, calyx." -Century, 1889

Peppermint

"The upper part of Peppermint (Mentha piperita), with flowers. a, flower; b, calyx." -Century, 1889

A machine used for striking and stamping coins.

Coin Press

A machine used for striking and stamping coins.

"A coin, generally of unusual shape and rude workmanship, issued in a town or castle during a siege, when the operations of the ordinary mints are suspended." -Whitney, 1911

Siege Piece

"A coin, generally of unusual shape and rude workmanship, issued in a town or castle during a siege,…

Spearmint is the common name of <i>mentha spicata</i>. It is native to Europe and Asia but has been naturalized throughout the older settled parts of the United States.

Spearmint

Spearmint is the common name of mentha spicata. It is native to Europe and Asia but has been naturalized…