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uk   /ˈpep.ə.mɪnt/ us   /ˈpep.ɚ.mɪnt/
[U] a strong fresh flavouring from a type of mint plant, used especially to give flavour to sweets: She drinks peppermint-flavoured tea.
[C] a hard white sweet that has the flavour of peppermint: You can eat a peppermint as a breath freshener.

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peppermintnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈpep·ərˌmɪnt/
a strong, fresh flavoring from a type of mint plant
A peppermint is a candy that has the flavor of peppermint.
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