Definition of pepper tree in English:

pepper tree

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  • Any of a number of shrubs or trees which have aromatic leaves or fruit with a pepper-like smell, in particular:
    • an evergreen Peruvian tree, grown as a shade tree in hot countries (Schinus molle, family Anacardiaceae). another term for kawa-kawa
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    • 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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