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Noun: pepper tree  pe-pu(r) tree
  1. Small Peruvian evergreen with broad rounded head and slender pendant branches with attractive clusters of greenish flowers followed by clusters of rose-pink fruits
    - molle, Peruvian mastic tree, Schinus molle
  2. Small African deciduous tree with spreading crown having leaves clustered toward ends of branches and clusters of creamy flowers resembling lilacs
    - Kirkia wilmsii

Derived forms: pepper trees

Type of: tree

Part of: genus Kirkia, genus Schinus, Kirkia, Schinus

Encyclopedia: Pepper tree