Definition of spearmint in English:

spearmint

Syllabification: spear·mint
Pronunciation: /ˈspi(ə)rˌmint
 
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noun

  • The common garden mint, used as a culinary herb and to flavor candy, chewing gum, etc..
    • Mentha spicata, family Labiatae
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    • Peppermint is a hybrid between spearmint and water mint that was developed in the 1600s.
    • Mints, usually spearmint, are used, fresh or dried, to make jams, jellies, and sauces, to accompany meat, fish, or vegetable dishes.
    • For stomach trouble, drink a tea of the common nettle or of spearmint.

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