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peppermint in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpeppermintpep‧per‧mint /ˈpepəˌmɪnt $ -ər-/ noun  1 [uncountable]HBPDF a plant with a strong taste and smell, often used in sweets2 [countable]DFF a sweet with the taste of peppermint
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peppermintpeppermint candyDeadly nightshade, laburnum and curare are all extremely poisonous and peppermint oil can cause gastric ulcers.There are now special preparations, based on herbs such as peppermint and rosemary, just for feet.Thyme is sometimes described as having aromas of peppermint, nutmeg, tangerine, pine, coconut, and varnish.I am prepared to send instructions on peppermint cracking, with diagrams, if asked.You do not have to spend money on peppermints, either.Somewhere between ginger, orange, peppermint and chewing gum.Do you remember those peppermint creams we used to be able to get?