peppermint

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pep·per·mint

 (pĕp′ər-mĭnt′)
n.
1. A hybrid perennial plant (Mentha ×piperita) in the mint family, having small purple or white flowers and downy leaves that yield a pungent oil used as a flavoring and in some medicinal preparations.
2. A candy or lozenge flavored with oil from this plant.

peppermint

(ˈpɛpəˌmɪnt)
n
1. (Plants) a temperate mint plant, Mentha piperita, with purple or white flowers: cultivated for its downy leaves, which yield a pungent oil
2. (Cookery) the oil from this plant, which is used as a flavouring
3. (Cookery) a sweet flavoured with peppermint

pep•per•mint

(ˈpɛp ərˌmɪnt, -mənt)

n.
1. an aromatic herb, Mentha piperita, of the mint family, having lance-shaped leaves and spikes of purplish flowers.
2. the pungent oil of this plant, used as a flavoring.
3. a lozenge or confection flavored with peppermint.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peppermint - herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoringpeppermint - herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavoring
peppermint oil - oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
mint - any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
2.peppermint - red gum tree of Tasmania
eucalypt, eucalyptus tree, eucalyptus - a tree of the genus Eucalyptus
3.peppermint - a candy flavored with peppermint oilpeppermint - a candy flavored with peppermint oil
mint candy, mint - a candy that is flavored with a mint oil
peppermint oil - oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
Translations
حَلْوى النَّعْنَعنَعنَاعٌنَعْنَع فُلْفُلي
máta peprnámentolmentolka
pebermynte
piparminttupiparminttukaramelli
pepermint
mentacukorka
piparmyntapiparmyntubrjóstsykur
ペパーミント
서양박하
miętamięta pieprzowa
poprova meta
pepparmint
สะระแหน่
cây bạc hà cay

peppermint

[ˈpepəmɪnt] N (Bot) → menta f; (= sweet) → caramelo m de menta; (= lozenge) → pastilla f de menta
peppermint flavour ice creamhelado m con sabor a menta

peppermint

[ˈpɛpərmɪnt]
n
(= plant) → menthe f poivrée
(= sweet) → pastille f de menthe
modif [flavour, oil] → de menthe; [tea] → à la menthe
peppermint chewing gum → chewing-gum m à la menthe

peppermint

[ˈpɛpəˌmɪnt] n (Bot) → menta peperita; (sweet) → caramella alla menta

pepper

(ˈpepə) noun
1. the dried, powdered berries of a certain plant, used for seasoning food. white/black pepper; This soup has too much pepper in it.
2. the plant bearing these berries. a pepper plant.
3. any of several red, yellow, or green, hollow seed-containing fruits used as food. red peppers stuffed with rice.
4. any of the plants which bear these.
verb
1. to put pepper in or on (some food). You don't have to pepper the soup.
2. (with with) to throw, fire etc many, usually small, objects at (someone). He peppered them with bullets.
ˈpeppery adjective
1. (of food) containing a lot of pepper. The soup is too peppery.
2. easily made angry. a peppery old man.
ˈpeppercorn noun
the berry of the pepper plant.
ˈpepper-mill noun
a small container in which peppercorns are ground into a powder.
ˈpeppermint noun
1. a flavouring taken from a type of plant and used in sweets etc.
2. (sometimes abbreviated to mint) a sweet flavoured with peppermint. The little boy had a bag of peppermints.

peppermint

نَعنَاعٌ máta peprná pebermynte Pfefferminze μέντα menta piparminttu menthe poivrée pepermint menta piperita ペパーミント 서양박하 pepermunt peppermynte mięta hortelã-pimenta мята перечная pepparmint สะระแหน่ nane şekeri cây bạc hà cay 薄荷

peppermint

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