Guinea pepper


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Guinea pepper

n
(Plants) a variety of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, from which cayenne pepper is obtained
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Noun1.Guinea pepper - West African plant bearing pungent peppery seedsGuinea 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
Aframomum, genus Aframomum - an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
2.Guinea pepper - tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
genus Xylopia, Xylopia - tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African
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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The researchers had compared such vegetables as Gongronema latifolium (Bush buck or utazi in Ibo), Pterocarpus santalinoides (gbengbe in Yoruba and Uturukpa in Igbo), Ocimum gratissimum(scent leaf), Pterocarpus mildbraedii (oha in Ibo), Vernonia amygdalina (bitter leaf) Gnetum africanum (0kazzi) and Piper guineense (Guinea pepper).
Capsicums, including the capsicum annuum, is commonly referred to as "African pepper," "African red pepper," or "Guinea pepper"--Guinea being a traditional geographic term from the times of the Transatlantic trade, denoting the African continent in general.
Varieties include: Paradise Oil Original (a certified-organic trio of macadamia nut, coconut and red palm oils), Paradise African Pepper Oil (with African grains of paradise, guinea pepper and bird's eye chilies) and Paradise Decadent Vanilla Oil (with pure, certified-organic vanilla bean).