Men·​tha ˈmen-thə How to pronounce Mentha (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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