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English definition of “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
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