Mentha

noun
Men·​tha | \ ˈmen-thə How to pronounce Mentha (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mentha

: a widely distributed genus of aromatic herbs of the mint family (Labiatae) which have white or pink flowers and some of which (as the spearmint and peppermint) are used in flavoring and cookery

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“Mentha.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mentha. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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