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Definition of pepper:

  1. A well- known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the Piper nigrum.
  2. Any plant of the genus Capsicum, and its fruit; red pepper; as, the bell pepper.
  3. Figuratively: To shower shot or other missiles, or blows, upon; to pelt; to fill with shot, or cover with bruises or wounds.
  4. The plant which yields pepper, an East Indian woody climber ( Piper nigrum), with ovate leaves and apetalous flowers in spikes opposite the leaves. The berries are red when ripe. Also, by extension, any one of the several hundred species of the genus Piper, widely dispersed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the earth.
  5. To fire numerous shots ( at).
  6. To sprinkle or season with pepper.

Synonyms:

Chinese Giant, Madagascar pepper, dapple, common pepper, besprinkle, freckle, pelt, habanero, Ancho chili, attack, purple, speckle, Hungarian Wax, Pepperoncini, barrage, MARKS, Serrano, bespeckle, hot, stream, dot, Yellow Giant, pour, banana, Anaheim, Sweet Mango, Red Cherry, capsicum, fleck, capsicum pepper plant, yellow, mottle, bombard, Tuscan, stipple, Ruby King, King of the North, sprinkle, Perfection, shower, pimiento, Poblano, sweet, genus Capsicum, black, Piper nigrum, peppercorn, cannonade, white pepper, fusillade, black pepper, rain cats and dogs, green, speck, rain buckets, Sante Fe Grande.

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