Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or belonging to the Piperaceæ or pepper tribe of plants.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the order of plants (Piperaceæ) of which the pepper (Piper nigrum) is the type. There are about a dozen genera and a thousand species, mostly tropical plants with pungent and aromatic qualities.
- Piperaceae + -ous (Wiktionary)
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