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Meaning of SPEARMINT

Pronunciation:  'speeumint

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring
 

SPEARMINT is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Mentha spicata
 
 See Also: mint, spearmint oil

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spear"mint`\, n. [So named from its spiry, not
capitate, inflorescence. --Dr. Prior.] (Bot.)
A species of mint ({Mentha viridis}) growing in moist soil.
It vields an aromatic oil. See {Mint}, and {Mentha}.

 

 

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