Spearmint

Spearmint or spear mint (Mentha spicata) is a species of mint native to much of Europe and Asia (Middle East, Himalayas, China etc.), and naturalized in parts of northern + western Africa, North + South America, and various oceanic islands. It is a herbaceous, rhizomatous, perennial plant growing 30–100 cm tall, with variably hairless to hairy s...
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Spearmint

• (n.) A species of mint (Mentha viridis) growing in moist soil. It vields an aromatic oil. See Mint, and Mentha.
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Spearmint

(Mentha) This is a large group of well-known perennial herbs, which are widely spread over the temperate parts of the world. Mentha includes the Apple Mint, Curly Mint, Pennyroyal, Peppermint, Pineapple Mint, Spearmint and Water or Bog Mint. Following are descriptions of each variety.…
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spearmint

(species Mentha spicata), aromatic herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae, or Labiatae), the common garden mint widely used for culinary purposes. It ... [1 related articles]
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spearmint

Mentha spicata noun common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring
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Spearmint

[flavour] Spearmint is a flavour used mainly in chewing gums and tooth paste that is either naturally or artificially created to taste like oil of spearmint (herb). It is also popular as a flavouring for milkshakes in Canada and the U.S.; during each March, McDonald`s puts them out as a Shamrock Shake. Wrigley Company and Cadbury Adams are ...
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Spearmint

Spear'mint` noun [ So named from its spiry , not capitate, inflorescence. Dr. Prior. ] (Botany) A species of mint ( Mentha viridis ) growing in moist soil. It vields an aromatic oil. See Mint , and Mentha .
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spearmint

Perennial herb belonging to the mint family, with aromatic leaves and spikes of purple flowers; the leaves are used for flavouring in cookery. (Mentha spicata, family Labiatae.)
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Spearmint

Spearmint (Mentha viridis or Mentha spicata) is a European and North American species of mint cultivated for its flavouring properties. It is a perennial herb of the natural order Labiateae with a creeping, underground stem, and erect, aerial stems, with opposite, oval-lanced shaped leaves which have a pungent odour. The stems end in spikes of whor...
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spearmint

spearmint: see mint.
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spearmint

Type: Term Pronunciation: spēr′mint Definitions: 1. The leaves and flowering tops of Mentha viridis (green garden or lamb mint) or M. cardiaca (family Labiatae); a carminative and flavoring agent.
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spearmint

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