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white alderPepper 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 white alder from wikipedia
- White Alder
to: USCGC White Alder
(WLM-541), a United States Coast Guard
incana, a European flowering plant Alnus
- rivers, and wetlands. In the Pacific Northwest
America, the white alder
(Alnus rhombifolia) unlike other northwest
alders, has an affinity
- In organic
chemistry, the Diels–Alder reaction
is a chemical reaction between
a conjugated diene
and a substituted
alkene, commonly termed
- The alder flycatcher
(Empidonax alnorum) is a small
insect-eating bird of the tyrant flycatcher
family. The genus
is from Ancient
Acer macrophyllum. To the southeast
of its range
it is replaced
by white alder
(Alnus rhombifolia), which
is a tree of similar
stature, but which
- The USCGC White Alder
(WLM/WAGL-541) was the former
Navy lighter, YF-417. The United States Coast Guard acquired
of these former
rhombifolia, the white alder
, is an alder
to western North
America, from British Columbia
east to western
- incana Speckled alder
– Alnus incana Striped alder
– Ilex verticillata White alder
rhombifolia, Ilex verticillata Almond
- buttercup, sulphur
alder, politician's flower, dark-e**** turnera, and white alder
its names, it is not related
to the buttercups
or the alders...
- The Clethraceae
are a small family
of flowering plants
in the order
of two genera, Clethra
and Purdiaea, with approximately
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