spearmint

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noun spear·mint \-ˌmint, -mənt\

Definition of spearmint

  1. :  a common mint (Mentha spicata) grown for flavoring and especially for its aromatic oil

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1562

First Known Use of spearmint

1562


SPEARMINT Defined for English Language Learners

spearmint

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noun spear·mint \-ˌmint, -mənt\

Definition of spearmint for English Language Learners

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


SPEARMINT Defined for Kids

spearmint

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noun spear·mint \ˈspir-ˌmint\

Definition of spearmint for Students

  1. :  a common mint used for flavoring


Medical Dictionary

spearmint

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

Medical Definition of spearmint

  1. :  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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