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||a kind of mint plant that has small pink or white flowers and is grown for its oil. Peppermint is used in medicine and as a flavoring for toothpaste, gum, and candy.
||the oil from this type of mint, or a flavoring made from this oil.
This cookie recipe calls for a few drops of peppermint.
||a candy flavored with this oil.