spearmint

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

So named from its spiry, not capitate, inflorescence.

spear +‎ mint

NounEdit

spearmint (plural spearmints)

  1. Mentha spicata, A herb of the mint family, commonly used in herb tea, candy and to treat mild stomach ache.

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Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 16:49