HyperDic: pepper

English > 6 senses of the word pepper:
NOUNplantpepper, common pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrumclimber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe
plantpepper, capsicum, capsicum pepper plantany of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
foodpepper, peppercornpungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
foodpeppersweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum
VERBperceptionpepperadd pepper to
competitionpepper, peltattack and bombard with or as if with missiles
pepper > pronunciation
Soundspeh'per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > pepper: 6 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningclimber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam.
Synonymscommon pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrum
Member ofPiper, genus Pipertype genus of the Piperaceae
Partspepper, peppercornpungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
Broadertrue pepper, pepper vineAny of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper
Substancespiperin, piperinederived from pepper (especially black pepper)
CatalanPiper nigrum
English > pepper: 6 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers.
Synonymscapsicum, capsicum pepper plant
Member ofgenus Capsicum, Capsicumchiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits
PartspepperSweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum
Narrowerbird pepper, Capsicum frutescens baccatum, Capsicum baccatumplant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits
cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, long pepper, jalapeno, Capsicum annuum longumplant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers
cherry pepper, Capsicum annuum cerasiformeplant bearing small rounded usually pungent fruits
cone pepper, Capsicum annuum conoidesplant bearing erect pungent conical red or yellow or purple fruits
sweet pepper, bell pepper, pimento, pimiento, paprika, sweet pepper plant, Capsicum annuum grossumplant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits
tabasco pepper, hot pepper, tabasco plant, Capsicum frutescensplant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers
Broadershrub, bushA low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
Substancescapsaicincolorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum
Spanishcapsicum, pimentero, pimiento
Catalanbitxo, pebrera, pebrer, pebrina, pebroter
English > pepper: 6 senses > noun 3, food
Meaningpungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground.
Synonympeppercorn
Part ofpepper, common pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrumclimber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe
Narrowerblack pepperpepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on
white pepperpepper ground from husked peppercorns
Broaderflavorer, flavourer, flavoring, flavouring, seasoner, seasoningSomething added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Spanishpimienta en grano, pimienta
Catalanpebre en gra, pebre
Adjectivespepperyhaving the piquant burning taste of peppers / peppers
Verbspepperadd pepper to
English > pepper: 6 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningSweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum.
Part ofcapsicum, pepper, capsicum pepper plantAny of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
Narrowerhot pepperAny of various pungent capsicum fruits
sweet pepperlarge mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong
Broadersolanaceous vegetableAny of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae
Spanishpimiento
Catalanpebrot
English > pepper: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningadd pepper to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"pepper the soup"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderzest, spice, spice upadd herbs or spices / spices to
Spanishechar pimienta, salpimentar
Catalansalpebrar
Nounspepperpungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
English > pepper: 6 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningattack and bombard with or as if with missiles.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonympelt
EntailsthrowPropel through the air
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishacribillar

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