Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the order of plants, Piperaceae, of which the pepper is the type.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or belonging to the Piperaceæ or pepper tribe of plants.

Etymologies

Piperaceae +‎ -ous (Wiktionary)

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