pepper family

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Noun1.pepper family - tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Piperales, Piperales - Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae
genus Piper, Piper - type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
genus Peperomia - large genus of small tropical usually succulent herbs
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The fruit of chilli pepper family of capsicum annum is air dried and powdered to get paprika.
PETER: It is myth that it is a member of the pepper family, although it's commonly called pepperwood.
The Pepper family has lived in Starcross Hall for hundreds of years - and so have the ghostly animals, the Beloveds, who used to wander the corridors in times gone by.
by Swati Dasgupta Paprika is an air-dried fruit of the chilli pepper family.
Those are the lyrics to the original Witchi Tai To, the classic song by the late Jazz saxophonist Jim Pepper (Creek and Kaw) re-envisioned by Lakota hip-hop artist Shadoweyz, Caren Knight-Pepper, & the Pepper family, on the new EP Witchi Tai To: Water Spirits.
While it is possible to reap a pink peppercorn, referred to as a "true pink peppercorn," from the piper nigur tree, the most common variety of pink peppercorn, the rose pepper, does not belong to the pepper family at all: It's a berry, a Schinus molle, derived from the Peruvian mastic tree.
where he would collect shells, polished stones and sea glass, and then pepper family members with questions.
Numerous studies find that this herb, a member of the black pepper family, works better than a placebo to reduce symptoms in people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
THERE are more than 200 types of chilli peppers, but not one belongs to the pepper family.