Part of speech: noun

A pungent aromatic herb, used in medicine and confectionery.

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Usage examples "peppermint":

  1. It had a nasty gummy, sticky feel when touched, and emitted a strong, coarse odour of peppermint. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  2. I never saw Peppermint ride so badly. - "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Peppermint is awfully dry, taken by itself. - "Prudence of the Parsonage", Ethel Hueston.