(Men*tal"i*ty) n. Quality or state of mind. "The same hard mentality." Emerson.
(Men"tal*ly) adv. In the mind; in thought or meditation; intellectually; in idea.
(||Men"tha) n. [L. See Mint the plant.] (Bot.) A widely distributed genus of fragrant herbs,
including the peppermint, spearmint, etc. The plants have small flowers, usually arranged in dense axillary
(Men"thene) n. [Menthol + terpene.] (Chem.) A colorless liquid hydrocarbon resembling oil
of turpentine, obtained by dehydrating menthol. It has an agreeable odor and a cooling taste.
(Men"thol) n. [Mentha + - ol.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, aromatic substance resembling
camphor, extracted from oil of peppermint (Mentha); called also mint camphor or peppermint camphor.
(Men"thyl) n. [Mentha + - yl.] (Chem.) A compound radical forming the base of menthol.
(Men`ti*cul"tur*al) a. Of or pertaining to mental culture; serving to improve or strengthen
the mind. [R.]
(Men"tion) n. [OE. mencioun, F. mention, L. mentio, from the root of meminisse to remember.
See Mind.] A speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially
in the phrase to make mention of.
I will make mention of thy righteousness.Ps. lxxi. 16.
And sleep in dull, cold marble, where no mentionShak.
Of me more must be heard of.
(Men"tion) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mentioned (- shund); p. pr. & vb. n. Mentioning.] [Cf. F. mentionner.]
To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
I will mention the loving-kindnesses of the Lord.Is. lxiii. 7.
(Men"tion*a*ble) a. Fit to be mentioned.
(Men`to*meck*e"li*an) a. [1st mental + Meckelian.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the
chin and lower jaw. n. The bone or cartilage forming the anterior extremity of the lower jaw in some
adult animals and the young of others.
(Men"tor) n. [From Mentor, the counselor of Telemachus, Gr. Me`ntwr, prop., counselor. Cf.
Monitor.] A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.