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Main Entry: 1pepĚper
Pronunciation: primarystresspep-schwar
Function: noun
1 : either of two sharp-tasting products from the fruit of an Indian plant used especially as a seasoning a : BLACK PEPPER b : WHITE PEPPER
2 : a woody vine with rounded leaves and flowers arranged in a spike that is widely cultivated in the tropics for its red berries from which pepper is prepared
3 : any of several products similar to pepper that are obtained from close relatives of the pepper
4 a : any of a genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs of the nightshade family widely cultivated for their many-seeded fruits that usually have fleshy walls; especially : one whose fruits are hot peppers or sweet peppers b : the fruit of a pepper that is usually green when unripe and yellow or red when ripe
- pepper adjective

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