Medical Dictionary


noun pep·per·mint \-ˌmint, -mənt\

Medical Definition of PEPPERMINT

:  a mint of the genus Mentha (M. piperita) with dark green leaves and spikes of small pink flowers from which an aromatic oil is obtained
pep·per·minty \ˈpep-ər-ˌmint-ē\ adjective


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