pepper - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈpepə(r)/
singularpepper
pluralpeppers
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a black or white powder that adds strong flavour to food. It is made from crushed dried fruits called peppercorns.
  2. 2
    [countable] a red, green, orange, or yellow vegetable with small white seeds inside. It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked.
    1. a.
      a small pepper with a strong hot flavour