Eucalyptus amygdalina
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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  • Eucalyptus amygdalina — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • Eucalyptus amygdalina Labill. — Symbol EUSA17 Synonym Symbol EUAM81 Botanical Family Myrtaceae …   Scientific plant list

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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

  • Eucalyptus pauciflora — taxobox name = Snow Gum regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Myrtales familia = Myrtaceae genus = Eucalyptus species = E. pauciflora binomial = Eucalyptus pauciflora binomial… …   Wikipedia

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