Definition of Pepper shrub

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub or small tree whose foliage is conspicuously blotched with red and yellow and having small black fruits.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pepper Shrub

pepper box
pepper bush
pepper dulse
pepper dulses
pepper family
pepper grinder
pepper mill
pepper mills
pepper pot
pepper pots
pepper root
pepper sauce
pepper shaker
pepper shakers
pepper shrub (current term)
pepper spray
pepper steak
pepper syndrome
pepper tree
pepper vine
pepperbox
pepperboxes
pepperbrand
peppercorn
peppercorn rent
peppercorns
peppered
peppered steak
pepperer

Literary usage of Pepper shrub

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Out West: A Magazine of the Old Pacific and the New by Charles Fletcher Lummis, Archaeological Institute of America Southwest Society, Sequoya League (1908)
"If any person now extant ever called a pepper-tree "pepper shrub" it must have been reserved to Dr. Smith, AM, LHD, to hear him or her. ..."

2. The Earth, Plants, and Man: Popular Pictures of Nature by Joakim Frederik Schouw, Franz von Kobell, Arthur Henfrey (1852)
"The area of the cultivation of the pepper-shrub is very United. It is not grown further north than Goa, 15° NL, and on the northern part of the Siamese Gulf ..."

3. English Compound Words and Phrases: A Reference List, with Statement of by Francis Horace Teall (1892)
"... (a plant) pepper=sauce pepper=saxifrage pepper=shrub pepper=tree pepper= vine pepper=water pepperwood (a tree) ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"(Maori, Horopito; qv). 1830. ' Hobart Town Almanack,' p. 65 : " A thick grove of the pepper-shrub, ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"(Maori, Horopito; qv). 1830. ' Hobart Town Almanack,' p. 65 : " A thick grove of the pepper-shrub, ..."

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