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spearmint

noun spear·mint \-ˌmint, -mənt\

: a plant that has a strong and pleasant flavor and smell and that is grown especially for its oil

Full Definition of SPEARMINT

:  a common mint (Mentha spicata) grown for flavoring and especially for its aromatic oil
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First Known Use of SPEARMINT

1562
SPEARMINT Defined for Kids

spearmint

noun spear·mint \ˈspir-ˌmint\

Definition of SPEARMINT for Kids

:  a common mint used for flavoring
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spearmint

noun spear·mint \ˈspi(ə)r-ˌmint, -mənt\

Medical Definition of SPEARMINT

:  a common herb of the genus Mentha (M. spicata) cultivated for use as a flavoring agent and especially for its aromatic oil

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