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English definition of “peppermint”

peppermint

noun     /ˈpep.ə.mɪnt/ US  /-ɚ-/
[U] a strong fresh flavouring from a type of mint plant, used especially to give flavour to sweets: She drinks peppermint-flavoured tea.Sweet flavours [C] a hard white sweet that has the flavour of peppermint: You can eat a peppermint as a breath freshener.Sweets
(Definition of peppermint noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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