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Noun: peppermint  'pe-pu(r),mint
  1. Herb with downy leaves and small purple or white flowers that yields a pungent oil used as a flavouring
    - Mentha piperita
  2. Red gum tree of Tasmania
    - red gum, peppermint gum, Eucalyptus amygdalina
  3. A candy flavoured with peppermint oil
    - peppermint candy

Derived forms: peppermints

Type of: eucalypt, eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree, mint, mint candy

Encyclopedia: Peppermint