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SPEARMINT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does spearmint mean? 

SPEARMINT (noun)
  The noun SPEARMINT has 1 sense:

1. common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring

  Familiarity information: SPEARMINT used as a noun is very rare.


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SPEARMINT (noun)


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Meaning:

Common garden herb having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used as a flavoring

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Mentha spicata; spearmint

Hypernyms ("spearmint" is a kind of...):

mint (any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers)

Meronyms (substance of "spearmint"):

spearmint oil (an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant)


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