Japanese mint

noun
variants: or Japanese peppermint

Definition of Japanese mint

: a Japanese mint (Mentha arvensis piperascens) that is a variety of the common mint of Europe

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“Japanese mint.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Japanese%20mint. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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