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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

n (bot) hierbabuena
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I saw that one of us must knock under, the drink devil or Jerry Barker, and I said that it should not be Jerry Barker, God helping me; but it was a struggle, and I wanted all the help I could get, for till I tried to break the habit I did not know how strong it was; but then Polly took such pains that I should have good food, and when the craving came on I used to get a cup of coffee, or some peppermint, or read a bit in my book, and that was a help to me; sometimes I had to say over and over to myself,
He is in his shirt sleeves, with a vest figured with faded gold horseshoes, and a pink-striped shirt, suggestive of peppermint candy.
Robinson was not only "turrible neat," but "turrible close," so that the refreshments were likely to be peppermint lozenges and glasses of well water.
Sometimes, to make it a more sovereign specific, he was so kind as to squeeze orange juice into it, or to stir it up with ginger, or dissolve a peppermint drop in it; and although I cannot assert that the flavour was improved by these experiments, or that it was exactly the compound one would have chosen for a stomachic, the last thing at night and the first thing in the morning, I drank it gratefully and was very sensible of his attention.
And the treats at Christmas, when we all got twelve sticks of striped peppermint candy?
Aunt kept it full of pretty patchwork or, what I liked better, ginger-nuts, and peppermint drops, to amuse me, though she did n't approve of cosseting children up, any more than I do now.
We had quite a nice time, although I understood why Dan objected to them when they patted us all on the head and told us whom we resembled and gave us peppermint lozenges.
When they cried, I gave them peppermint or castor oil quite coolly.
Then a Terrible Shark came up out of the sea and, as soon as he saw me in the water, swam quickly toward me, put out his tongue, and swallowed me as easily as if I had been a chocolate peppermint.
To what amazing infusions of gentian, peppermint, gilliflower, sage, parsley, thyme, rue, rosemary, and dandelion, did his courageous stomach submit itself
Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
Beyond sat a pair of humble lovers, artlessly holding each other by the hand, a somber spinster eating peppermints out of a paper bag, and an old gentleman taking his preparatory nap behind a yellow bandanna.