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Definition of Chinese pepper

Chinese pepper
Pepper Pep"per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?, ?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.] 1. A well-known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the Piper nigrum. Note: Common, or black, pepper is made from the whole berry, dried just before maturity; white pepper is made from the ripe berry after the outer skin has been removed by maceration and friction. It has less of the peculiar properties of the plant than the black pepper. Pepper is used in medicine as a carminative stimulant. 2. (Bot.) The plant which yields pepper, an East Indian woody climber (Piper nigrum), with ovate leaves and apetalous flowers in spikes opposite the leaves. The berries are red when ripe. Also, by extension, any one of the several hundred species of the genus Piper, widely dispersed throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the earth. 3. Any plant of the genus Capsicum, and its fruit; red pepper; as, the bell pepper. Note: The term pepper has been extended to various other fruits and plants, more or less closely resembling the true pepper, esp. to the common varieties of Capsicum. See Capsicum, and the Phrases, below. African pepper, the Guinea pepper. See under Guinea. Cayenne pepper. See under Cayenne. Chinese pepper, the spicy berries of the Xanthoxylum piperitum, a species of prickly ash found in China and Japan. Guinea pepper. See under Guinea, and Capsicum. Jamaica pepper. See Allspice. Long pepper. (a) The spike of berries of Piper longum, an East Indian shrub. (b) The root of Piper, or Macropiper, methysticum. See Kava. Malaguetta, or Meleguetta, pepper, the aromatic seeds of the Amomum Melegueta, an African plant of the Ginger family. They are sometimes used to flavor beer, etc., under the name of grains of Paradise. Red pepper. See Capsicum. Sweet pepper bush (Bot.), an American shrub (Clethra alnifolia), with racemes of fragrant white flowers; -- called also white alder. Pepper box or caster, a small box or bottle, with a perforated lid, used for sprinkling ground pepper on food, etc. Pepper corn. See in the Vocabulary. Pepper elder (Bot.), a West Indian name of several plants of the Pepper family, species of Piper and Peperomia. Pepper moth (Zo["o]l.), a European moth (Biston betularia) having white wings covered with small black specks. Pepper pot, a mucilaginous soup or stew of vegetables and cassareep, much esteemed in the West Indies. Pepper root. (Bot.). See Coralwort. pepper sauce, a condiment for the table, made of small red peppers steeped in vinegar. Pepper tree (Bot.), an aromatic tree (Drimys axillaris) of the Magnolia family, common in New Zealand. See Peruvian mastic tree, under Mastic.

Meaning of Chinese pepper from wikipedia

- language.[citation needed] In America, names such as "Szechwan pepper", "Chinese pepper", "****anese pepper", "aniseed pepper", "sprice pepper", "Chinese prickly-ash"...
- 000 pounds (4,500 kg) a day for one city is anywhere near the truth, China's pepper imports may have dwarfed Europe's. During the course of the Ming treasure...
- China for its place of origin and called it Capsi**** chinense ("the Chinese pepper"). Today, the largest producer is the Yucatán Peninsula, in Mexico....
- Dr Pepper is a carbonated soft drink marketed as having a unique flavor. The drink was created in the 1880s by pharmacist Charles Alderton in Waco, Texas...
- The chili pepper (also chile, chile pepper, chilie pepper, or chilli from Nahuatl chīlli (Nahuatl pronunciation: [ˈt͡ʃiːli] (listen)) is the fruit of plants...
- The bell pepper (also known as sweet pepper, pepper or capsi**** /ˈkæpsɪkəm/) is a cultivar group of the species Capsi**** annuum. Cultivars of the plant...
- Pepper steak (simplified Chinese: 青椒肉丝; traditional Chinese: 青椒肉絲; pinyin: qīngjiāoròusī) is a stir-fried Chinese American dish consisting of sliced beef...
- Zanthoxylum simulans (Chinese-pepper, Chinese prickly-ash or flatspine prickly-ash), is a flowering plant in the family Rutaceae, native to eastern China...
- The cayenne pepper is a type of Capsi**** annuum. It is usually a moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes. Cayenne peppers are a group of tapering...
- Pepper spray (also known as capsi**** spray) is a lachrymatory agent (a chemical compound that irritates the eyes to cause tears, pain, and temporary blindness)...
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