Translation of peppermint in Spanish:

peppermint

Pronunciation: /ˈpepərmɪnt; ˈpepəmɪnt/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (plant) menta (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [tea/oil] de menta; [flavor] a menta
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    • Moroccan mint tea is a brisk blend of gunpowder green tea and peppermint leaves, while Earl Grey, a famous British tea, is made up of black tea leaves flavored with bergamot orange oil.
    • And if your gut does start complaining, placate it with a cup of soothing mint or ginger tea or a capsule of peppermint oil.
    • With ingredients like peppermint and jojoba essential oil, milk protein, and Shea butter, it is also good for your hair.
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    • Aroma advocates claim that rosemary, peppermint, basil and jasmine scents, alone or in combination, may improve your mental alertness.
    • More seasonal and colourful plants such as cherry, Chinese flowering crabapple and pomegranate as well as some fragrant plants such as peppermint, thyme and rosemary dot the park.
    • Suitable repellent oils are lavender, citronella, peppermint, lemongrass, cinnamon, thyme and basil.
    1.2 countable/numerable (sweet) caramelo (m) de menta; (lozenge) pastilla (f) de menta
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    • As you can see, these are all real glass ornaments, but they are cupcakes and peppermints and candy canes.
    • Or how he tastes like peppermints and sweet vodka at six-thirty on a Saturday morning.
    • The truck driver tells her the peppermints are nickel candy.

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