Eucalyptus piperita
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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