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Men·tha

n :  a widely distributed genus of aromatic herbs of the mint family (Labiatae) which have white or pink flowers with a nearly regular corolla and four equal stamens and some of which (as the spearmint, M. spicata the peppermints, M. piperita and M. arvensis and the European pennyroyal, M. pulegium) are used in flavoring and cookery .
 
 

 
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