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pep·per·tree

also pepper tree  (pĕp′ər-trē′)
n.
Any of several evergreen trees of the genus Schinus, especially the Brazilian peppertree or S. molle, native to South America and often planted as an ornamental, having yellowish-white flowers and small reddish fruit.

pepper tree

n
(Plants) Also called: mastic tree any of several evergreen anacardiaceous trees of the chiefly South American genus Schinus, esp S. molle, having yellowish-white flowers and bright red ornamental fruits

pep′per tree`


n.
a South American evergreen tree, Schinus molle, of the cashew family, cultivated as an ornamental.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pepper tree - small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruitspepper tree - small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits
genus Schinus, Schinus - genus of evergreen shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America and Canary Islands and China
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
2.pepper tree - small African deciduous tree with spreading crown having leaves clustered toward ends of branches and clusters of creamy flowers resembling lilacs
genus Kirkia, Kirkia - small genus of tropical South African trees and shrubs
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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From Oldham, This Generation started life as The Designers in 1966, before becoming Pepper Tree, and then Ferret by the time the Seventies arrived.
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The product is made with a natural extract from the bark of the Brazilian pepper tree, and it has been shown to lower the acidity of the stomach.
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