Definition of pepper tree in English:

pepper tree

Syllabification: pep·per tree


  • Any of a number of shrubs or trees that have aromatic leaves or fruit with a pepperlike smell, in particular.
    • an evergreen Peruvian tree of the cashew family, widely grown as a shade tree in hot countries (Schinus molle, family Anacardiaceae).
    More example sentences
    • He claimed that he could in some sense merge with the insects and the leaves on the pepper tree.
    • The pepper tree is a climber; on plantations it is usually grown on other trees - betel, palm, or mango - as its cordlike stems need support.
    • Here's a great way to show off the beautiful red berries of the California pepper tree.

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