Pepper


Pepper

Pepper may refer to:

Plants

The genus "Piper" of the pepper family (Piperaceae), including for example:
*Black pepper, white and green pepper, "Piper nigrum"
* Cubeb, "Piper cubeba", also known as Java pepper
* Long pepper, "Piper longum"

The genus "Capsicum" of the nightshade family (Solanaceae), including for example:
* Bell pepper, "Capsicum annuum", often referred to in the UK and Canada as simply "peppers"
* Chili pepper, a number of species
* Datil pepper, a "Capsicum chinense" cultivar

The genus "Pimenta" of the myrtle family (Myrtaceae), including for example:
* allspice ("P. dioicia")
* West Indian bay tree ("P. racemosa")
* "Pimenta haitiensis"
* "Pimenta jamaicensis"
* "Pimenta obscura

Pepper trees
* "Macropiper excelsum", kawakawa
* "Pseudowintera", horopito
* "Zanthoxylum"

Pepperwoods
* "Pseudowintera colorata". New Zealand Pepperwood
* "Zanthoxylum clava-herculis", American Pepperwood

and also:
* Brazilian pepper or pink pepper, "Schinus terebinthifolius" and "Schinus molle"
* "Guinea pepper", several unrelated plants
* Melegueta pepper, "Aframomum melegueta"
* "Pepper vine", today species of "Piper", formerly also North American species of "Clematis" (e.g. "Clematis ligusticifolia")
* Sichuan pepper, several species of the genus "Zanthoxylum"
* Tasmanian pepper, Mountain pepper or "pepperbush", "Tasmannia" species

People

* Art Pepper, musician
* Barry Pepper, Canadian actor
* Claude Pepper, U.S. Congressman
* Pepper Keenan, Rock musician
* Wendy Pepper, fashion designer
* William Pepper, American physician
* William F. Pepper, American lawyer
* Julius Peppers, American NFL defensive end who plays for the Carolina Panthers
* Tom Pepper, a computer programmer best known for his collaboration with Justin Frankel on the invention of the Gnutella peer-to-peer system
* Pepper Adams, an influential jazz Baritone Saxophonist

Fictional People

* Pepper Potts, Iron Man's secretary
* Sgt. Leann "Pepper" Anderson, the central character in the 1970s "Police Woman" TV series, played by Angie Dickinson.(imdb.com says her character's name was Suzanne "Pepper" Anderson.)

Music

* Pepper (band), a rock-reggae band originally from Hawaii
* "Pepper (song)", a 1996 song by the alternative rock band Butthole Surfers
* Red Hot Peppers, a 20s jazz band
* Chilli Willi and the Red Hot Peppers, a early 70s pub rock band
* Red Hot Chili Peppers, an American funk rock band
* Salt-n-Pepa, an American hip hop duo.
** Sandra Denton, "Pepa" from the Salt-n-Pepa
* "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band", an album by the Beatles

Other

* Dr Pepper, a carbonated soft drink
* Newark Pepper, a defunct Major League Baseball team from the Federal League
* "Pepper Ann", an animated series debuted in 1997
* "Perets'", a Ukrainian satirical newspaper also known as "Pepper"
* Pepper (volleyball) and Pepper (baseball), sports warm-up exercises


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  • 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 black,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • PEPPER — (Heb. פִּלְפֵּל, pilpel), the fruit of the perennial creeping plant Piper nigrum, which grows in India and in the neighboring tropical regions. The Hebrew name, like its English one, is derived from the Sanskrit pippali. Probably it was first… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • pepper — [pep′ər] n. [ME peper < OE pipor < WGmc borrowing < L piper < Gr peperi, via Pers < Sans pippali, peppercorn] 1. a) a pungent condiment obtained from the small, dried fruits of an East Indian vine (Piper nigrum) of the pepper… …   English World dictionary

  • pepper — O.E. pipor, from an early W.Gmc. borrowing of L. piper, from Gk. piperi, probably (via Persian) from Middle Indic pippari, from Skt. pippali long pepper. The L. word is the source of Ger. Pfeffer, It. pepe, Fr. poivre, O.C.S. pipru, Lith. pipiras …   Etymology dictionary

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  • pepper — ► NOUN 1) a pungent, hot tasting powder made from peppercorns, used to flavour food. 2) a capsicum. ► VERB 1) sprinkle or season with pepper. 2) (usu. be peppered with) scatter liberally over or through. 3) hit repeatedly with small missiles or… …   English terms dictionary

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