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(Plants) a variety of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, from which cayenne pepper is obtained
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|Noun||1.||Guinea pepper - West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
|2.||Guinea pepper - tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine|
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms