A herb, tasting similar to regular mint or peppermint, except with a more refreshing cool, sharp flavour. Spearmint-choc-chip icecream is divine. My favourite flavour of Tic Tac.
Spear"mint` (?), n. [So named from its spiry, not capitate, inflorescence. Dr. Prior.] Bot.
A species of mint (Mentha viridis) growing in moist soil. It vields an aromatic oil. See Mint, and Mentha.
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