- a fragrant perennial plant (Mentha spicata) of the mint family
- the pungent oil it yields, used for flavoring
- the flavor of the oil
Origin of spearmintprobably from the appearance of the flowers on the stem
flavored with spearmint
An aromatic Eurasian plant (Mentha spicata) in the mint family, having clusters of small purplish flowers and yielding an oil used widely as a flavoring.
- Mentha spicata, A herb of the mint family, commonly used in herb tea, candy and to treat mild stomach ache.