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peppermint

pep·per·mint

peppermint

 
pronunciation:
pe pr mInt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: 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.
definition 2: the oil from this type of mint, or a flavoring made from this oil.
This cookie recipe calls for a few drops of peppermint.
definition 3: a candy flavored with this oil.
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