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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.
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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
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pep′per tree`


n.
a South American evergreen tree, Schinus molle, of the cashew family, cultivated as an ornamental.
[1685–95]
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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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Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae), popularly known as Brazilian pepper tree, is a pioneer and native Brazilian species, occurring from the 'restinga' to rain forests, on the banks of rivers and streams, growing in dry and poor soil.
He was past president of the Pepper Tree Homeowner's Association and was a Mason.
From Oldham, This Generation started life as The Designers in 1966, before becoming Pepper Tree, and then Ferret by the time the Seventies arrived.
Santa Barbara Best Western Pepper Tree is very kid-friendly and we soon discovered we were never going to ram in all the must-see sights this famous town has.
On their first visit, in mid-2016, Chim[arrow up]Pom met a local family whose home directly abuts the rusting steel fence separating the two countries and proceeded to build a tree house in the pepper tree overlooking the home.
Similarly, the extracts from the California pepper tree has a suppressive effect on the adults of elm leaf beetles by killing about 97% of their population at a concentration of the 4.3 and 4.7% w/v.
Some of the best low pollen trees are the females of dioecious species such as ash, poplar, willow, cedar, juniper, cottonwood, mulberry, Osage orange, yew, box elder, fringe tree, holly, pepper tree, smoke tree, coffee tree, sassafras, and red maple.
And among the plastic tubs are herbs and spices such as masala chai tea, fenugreek herbs, mango powder, lavender, eucalyptus seeds, Peruvian pepper tree, valerian, rose buds, spearmint, lemongrass, anise leaves, shave grass, cat's claw bark, wormwood and chamomile flowers.
Kimberly Ann Armstead, 48, was arrested on charges of second- degree assault and menacing, by police who responded to a report of a stabbing in the 3800 block of Pepper tree Drive in west Eugene.
The oversized outdoor deck overlooks the Pepper Tree winery estate, the grounds of which are populated by thousands of cicadas who provide your morning wakeup call and evening lullabies with unfailing diligence.
The branch of a Brazilian pepper tree reaches toward me on the other side of the glass, bunches of pink peppercorns bursting from between its leaves.
In 2011, we examined some specimens of Typhlocybinae from Yunnan Province, China, living on Zanthoxylum bungeanum Maximowicz (Sapindales: Rutaceae), a condiment and medicinal plant known as Chinese prickly-ash and Siehuan pepper tree. On the basis of their external appearance and the morphology of the male genitalia, we describe them as a new species of Arboridia (Arboridia).