Definition of Negro pepper

1. Noun. Tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine.

Exact synonyms: Guinea Pepper, Xylopia Aethiopica
Group relationships: Genus Xylopia, Xylopia
Generic synonyms: Tree



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Negro Pepper

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negotiatrix
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negrita
negritic
negrito
negritude
negritudes
negro
negro peach
negro pepper (current term)
negro spiritual
negro vine
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negroids
negroism
negroisms
negrolike
negroni
negronis
negrophil
negrophils

Literary usage of Negro pepper

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"They have been also called Guinea pepper and negro pepper, in consequence of their having been employed as a substitute for that condiment by the negroes, ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"They have been also called Guinea Pepper and negro pepper, in consequence of their having been employed as a substitute for that condiment by the negroes, ..."

3. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
"... from her Eastern Shore home to Philadelphia, a matter of two hundred miles, and could repeat after fifty years the song of the negro pepper- pot venders ..."

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