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Guinea pepper

Origin of Guinea pepper
1590-1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This is the chilli; the pepper-pods of that name, a species of capsicum; the guinea-pepper.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
British Dictionary definitions for guinea-pepper

Guinea pepper

a variety of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, from which cayenne pepper is obtained
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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