pepper tree

noun
any of several chiefly South American, evergreen trees belonging to the genus Schinus, of the cashew family, cultivated in subtropical regions as an ornamental.

Origin:
1685–95

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pepper tree
 
n
Also called: mastic tree any of several evergreen anacardiaceous trees of the chiefly South American genus Schinus, esp S. molle, having yellowish-white flowers and bright red ornamental fruits

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One valley oak and several ornamentals, such as strawberry tree and pepper tree, were also found within the project limits.
The simple grave sites have a canopy of pepper tree boughs whose falling leavings provide a soft cushion to walk upon.
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