Menta piperita

Vista ravvicinata della foglia di menta fresca o pianta di menta piperita coltivata nel mio giardino biologico.

Mentha piperita

Sinonimi:
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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