adjective see peppermint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peppermint — noun Date: 1696 1. a. a pungent and aromatic mint (Mentha piperita) with dark green lanceolate leaves and whorls of small pink flowers in spikes b. any of several mints (as M. arvensis) that are related to the peppermint 2. candy flavored with… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Crème de menthe — A small glass of green crème de menthe Crème de menthe is a sweet, mint flavored alcoholic beverage. Its flavor is primarily derived from Corsican mint. It is available commercially in a colorless (called white ) and a green version (which… …   Wikipedia

  • peppermint — noun 1》 the aromatic leaves of a plant of the mint family, or an oil obtained from them, used as a flavouring in food. 2》 the plant which yields these leaves or oil. [Mentha × piperita.] 3》 a sweet flavoured with peppermint oil. 4》 Austral. a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • peppermint — n. 1 a a mint plant, Mentha piperita, grown for the strong flavoured oil obtained from its leaves. b the oil from this. 2 a sweet flavoured with peppermint. 3 Austral. any of various eucalyptuses yielding oil with a similar flavour. Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

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