Peppermint tree
Peppermint Pep"per*mint, n. [Pepper + mint.] 1. (Bot.) An aromatic and pungent plant of the genus {Mentha} ({Mentha piperita}), much used in medicine and confectionery. [1913 Webster]

2. A volatile oil (oil of peppermint) distilled from the fresh herb; also, a well-known essence or spirit (essence of peppermint) obtained from it. [1913 Webster]

3. A lozenge of sugar flavored with peppermint. [1913 Webster]

{Peppermint} camphor. (Chem.) Same as {Menthol}.

{Peppermint tree} (Bot.), a name given to several Australian species of gum tree ({Eucalyptus amygdalina}, {Eucalyptus piperita}, {E. odorata}, etc.) which have hard and durable wood, and yield an essential oil. [1913 Webster]


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  • peppermint camphor — Camphor Cam phor (k[a^]m f[ e]r), n. [OE. camfere, F. camphre (cf. It. canfora, Sp. camfora, alcanfor, LL. canfora, camphora, NGr. kafoyra ), fr. Ar. k[=a]f[=u]r, prob. fr. Skr. karp[=u]ra.] 1. A tough, white, aromatic resin, or gum, obtained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peppermint gum — noun red gum tree of Tasmania • Syn: ↑red gum, ↑peppermint, ↑Eucalyptus amygdalina • Hypernyms: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt, ↑eucalyptus tree * * * noun : any of …   Useful english dictionary

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  • eucalyptus tree — noun a tree of the genus Eucalyptus • Syn: ↑eucalyptus, ↑eucalypt • Hypernyms: ↑gum tree, ↑gum • Hyponyms: ↑flooded gum, ↑mallee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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