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wallpepper Syllabification: wall·pep·per
Pronunciation: /ˈwôlˌpepər/
(also wall pepper)

Definition of wallpepper in English:

noun

Another term for mossy stonecrop (see stonecrop).
Example sentences
  • These rock figures in nature are grown over with wall pepper and sengrene even in steep mountain crevices.
  • The plant's folk names are fascinating: Jupiter's Beard, old man and old woman, stonecrop, wall pepper, sengrene, and welcome-home-husband-though-never-so-drunk.

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