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spear·mint

 (spîr′mĭnt′)
n.
An aromatic Eurasian plant (Mentha spicata) in the mint family, having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used widely as a flavoring.

spearmint

(ˈspɪəmɪnt)
n
(Plants) a purple-flowered mint plant, Mentha spicata, of S and central Europe, cultivated for its leaves, which yield an oil used for flavouring
[C16: so called because of its long narrow leaves]

spear•mint

(ˈspɪərˌmɪnt)

n.
an aromatic herb, Menthaspicata, of the mint family, with lance-shaped leaves used for flavoring.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spearmint - common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoringspearmint - common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring
spearmint oil - an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant
mint - any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers
Translations

spearmint

[ˈspɪəmɪnt]
A. N (Bot etc) → menta f verde, hierbabuena f
B. CPD spearmint chewing gum Nchicle m de menta

spearmint

[ˈspɪərmɪnt] nmenthe f verte

spearmint

[ˈspɪəmɪnt] n (Bot) → menta verde

spearmint

n (bot) hierbabuena, menta verde
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