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Definition of peppermint noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    peppermint

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpɛpərˌmɪnt//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] a type of mint (= a plant used to give flavor to food that produces an oil with a strong flavor) compare spearmint
  2. 2 [countable] a candy flavored with peppermint oil
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: peppermint