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Language: Old English
Origin: pipor, from Latin piper, from Greek peperi

pepper

1 noun
     
pepper
Related topics: Food
pep‧per1 S3
1 [uncountable]DF a powder that is used to add a hot taste to food:
salt and pepper
black pepper, white pepper
pepper
2 [countable]DF a hollow red, green, or yellow vegetable, eaten either raw or cooked with other food [= bell pepper American English]

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