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Definition of Pepper box
Pepper box Pep"per box`, n.
A buttress on the left-hand wall of a fives court as the game
is played at Eton College, England.
Pepper boxPepper 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
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
Guinea pepper. See under Guinea, and Capsicum.
Jamaica pepper. See Allspice.
(a) The spike of berries of Piper longum, an East Indian
(b) The root of Piper, or Macropiper, methysticum. See
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,
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
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 Pepper box from wikipedia
- The pepper
or simply pepperbox
-pot", from its resemblance
to the household pepper
shakers) is a multiple-barrel repeating
to: The genus Piper
of the pepper family
for example: Black pepper
and green pepper
- The Peppers
was a French
male instrumental group
who had a hit single
in 1974 with "Pepper Box
". The song reached number
6 in the UK Singles
- Dr Pepper
is a carbonated
soft drink marketed
flavor. The drink
in the 1880s by pharmacist Charles Alderton
in Waco, Texas...
- The Great Waldo Pepper
is a 1975 American drama
film directed, produced, and co-written by George
Roy Hill. Set during
1926–1931, the film stars
is by means
of a five-round case. The design resembles
that of a pepper
and have a very short...
- Sgt. Pepper
's Lonely Hearts
Club Band is the eighth studio album
by the English
rock band the Beatles. Released
on 26 May 1967 in the United Kingdom
auction. Belgian-made Lefaucheux service
revolver, c. 1860-1865 Pepper
in Lefaucheux system Pocket revolver
in Lefaucheux system
- The Pepper
Pot, also known
as the Pepperpot, the Pepper Box
The Tower, is a listed building
in the Queen's Park area of the English
- Live Rare Remix Box
is a compilation box
by the Red Hot Chili Peppers
in 1994. It contains three
are named individually
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