Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling pepper (the vegetable or spice) or some aspect of it; peppery.

Etymologies

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pepper +‎ -like

Examples

  • The back garden was dense with mulberry trees, and the front garden had a thick vine trellis, a grove of oleander, a paper mulberry, and a huge nameless tree whose pepperlike fruit grew in little clusters inside the folds of its boat-shaped brown and crispy leaves.

    Wild Swans

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