Catnap vs Catnip - What's the difference?

catnap | catnip |


As nouns the difference between catnap and catnip

is that catnap is a brief, light sleep while catnip is (botany) any of the about 250 species of flowering plant of the genus nepeta , family lamiaceae, certain of which are said to have medicinal qualities.

As a verb catnap

is to take a catnap.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

catnap

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A brief, light sleep.
  • Verb

    (catnapp)
  • To take a catnap.
  • To kidnap a cat.
  • Derived terms

    * catnapper

    See also

    * nap * shuteye * snooze

    Anagrams

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    catnip

    English

    (wikipedia catnip) (Nepeta)

    Noun

  • (botany) Any of the about 250 species of flowering plant of the genus Nepeta , family Lamiaceae, certain of which are said to have medicinal qualities.
  • (and perhaps other species), which are well-known for causing an apparently harmless pheromone-based intoxication among certain cats.
  • Some cats go bonkers over catnip ; others ignore it.

    Synonyms

    * catmint