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Definition of peppermint noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    peppermint

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpepəmɪnt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpepərmɪnt//
     
    Sweets and desserts
     
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  1. 1 [uncountable] a type of mint (= a plant used to give flavour to food that produces an oil with a strong flavour) compare spearmint
  2. 2 [countable] a sweet/candy flavoured with peppermint oil See related entries: Sweets and desserts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peppermint