Definition of spearmint
: a common mint (Mentha spicata) grown for flavoring and especially for its aromatic oil
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The name is from the owners’ dual Irish and Lebanese heritages (clover shamrocks and spearmint).
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First Known Use of spearmint
SPEARMINT Defined for English Language Learners
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
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Definition of spearmint for Students
: a common mint used for flavoring
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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