peper

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch peper, from Old Dutch *pipar, *pepar, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi), from an Indo-Aryan language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeː.pər/
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  • Hyphenation: pe‧per
  • Rhymes: -eːpər

Noun[edit]

peper m (plural pepers, diminutive pepertje n)

  1. pepper, a tropical major spice.
  2. (short for peperplant) a plant which produces pepper

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  • Afrikaans: peper

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old English pipor, piper, from West Germanic, from Latin piper, from Ancient Greek πέπερι (péperi), from Indo-Aryan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛpər/, /ˈpipər/

Noun[edit]

peper (uncountable)

  1. pepper (a spice made from the fruit of the plant Piper nigrum)
  2. (rare) The plant that produces the fruit required to make pepper; the pepper plant.
  3. (rare) A spicy or bitter concoction.

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