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People's Dictionary of the Bible
Mint. Matthew 23:28; Luke 11:42. A well-known herb, much used in domestic economy. The Jews are said to have scattered it, on account of its pleasant smell, on the floors of their houses and synagogues. The species most common in Syria is the Mentha sylvestris, horse-mint.
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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Mint'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/m/mint.html. 1893.