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Noun: Guinea pepper  'gi-nee'pe-pu(r)
  1. West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
    - grains of paradise, Guinea grains, melagueta pepper, Aframomum melegueta
     
  2. Tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
    - negro pepper, Xylopia aethiopica

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, tree

Part of: Aframomum, genus Aframomum, genus Xylopia, Xylopia

Encyclopedia: Guinea pepper