an aromatic herb, Mentha spicata, having lance-shaped leaves used for flavoring.
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How to use spearmint in a sentence
I gather up my laptop and toss the mess of gum wrappers and chewed spearmint globs into the trash can.
Our bar is nothing fancy like spearmint Rhino,” he admits, “but we try to be a friendly place.
And I advise you to remove that spearmint from your mouth, if you want to sell any dictionaries in this house.Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays | Various
Those usually cultivated in gardens are three, Peppermint, spearmint, and Pennyroyal mint.Soil Culture | J. H. Walden
Oil of wintergreen, cloves, or cinnamon may be used in place of spearmint, and other coloring may be used.Better Meals for Less Money | Mary Green
Cool and strain, add juice of three lemons and four oranges; one bunch of fresh mint leaves and two drops of oil of spearmint.Stevenson Memorial Cook Book | Various
spearmint adds to lemonade the pleasing pungency it as readily imparts to a less harmful but more notorious beverage.
British Dictionary definitions for spearmint
a purple-flowered mint plant, Mentha spicata, of S and central Europe, cultivated for its leaves, which yield an oil used for flavouring
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