pepper pot

pepper pot
noun Date: 1679 1. British pepperbox 1 2. a. a highly seasoned West Indian stew of vegetables and meat or fish b. a thick soup of tripe, meat, dumplings, and vegetables highly seasoned especially with crushed peppercorns — called also Philadelphia pepper pot

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  • Pepper pot — Pepper Pep per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?, ?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.] 1. A well known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the {Piper nigrum}. [1913 Webster] Note: Common, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pepper pot — BrE pepper .shaker AmE n a small container with little holes in the top, used for shaking pepper onto food …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pepper pot — n. 1. PEPPER SHAKER 2. a West Indian stew of vegetables and meat or fish, flavored with cassava juice, red pepper, etc. ☆ 3. a hotly seasoned stew of vegetables, dumplings, tripe, etc. 4. a soup of meat and vegetables flavored with hot spices …   English World dictionary

  • pepper pot — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a container with a perforated top for sprinkling pepper …   English terms dictionary

  • pepper pot — noun 1. a soup made with vegetables and tripe and seasoned with peppercorns; often contains dumplings • Syn: ↑Philadelphia pepper pot • Hypernyms: ↑soup 2. a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper • Syn: ↑pepper shaker, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pepper pot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pepper pot : singular pepper pot plural pepper pots a container that you shake to add pepper to food …   English dictionary

  • pepper pot — noun a) A small container with a perforated top used for sprinkling ground pepper b) A soup made of tripe, vegetables and dumplings, seasoned with pepper …   Wiktionary

  • pepper pot — 1. Also called Philadelphia pepper pot. a highly seasoned, thick soup made of tripe or other meat, vegetables, and sometimes dumplings. 2. a West Indian stew of meat or fish and vegetables, flavored with cassareep. 3. pepperbox. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • pepper pot — /ˈpɛpə pɒt/ (say pepuh pot) noun 1. a small, often decorated container with perforations in the top for sprinkling pepper. 2. a West Indian stew, the principal flavouring of which is cassareep, with meat or fish and vegetables …   Australian English dictionary

  • pepper pot — noun 1》 (N. Amer. pepper shaker) Brit. a container with a perforated top for sprinkling pepper. 2》 a West Indian dish consisting of stewed meat or fish with vegetables, typically flavoured with cassareep …   English new terms dictionary

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