Definition of pepper tree in English:

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pepper tree


Any of a number of shrubs or trees that have aromatic leaves or fruit with a pepperlike smell, in particular.
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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Syllabification: pep·per tree

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