Menthe poivrée

Vue rapprochée d'une feuille de menthe fraîche ou d'une plante de menthe poivrée cultivée dans mon jardin biologique.

Mentha piperita

Synonymes :
Pudina
Peppermint (Wiktionary)

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɛpəˌmɪnt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɛpɚˌmɪnt/

Noun

peppermint (countable and uncountable, plural peppermints)

  1. A hybrid herb of the mint family (Mentha × piperita), formed by crossing watermint and spearmint, which has a high menthol content and a sharp flavor and is used in cooking, especially in herb teas and in confections.
  2. (countable) A confection containing extract of peppermint.

Derived terms

  • peppermint oil
  • peppermint stick

Translations

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