pepper box

pepperbox

[pep-er-boks]
noun
a small box with perforations in the top, for sprinkling pepper.
Also called pepper pot.


Origin:
1540–50; pepper + box1

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pepper box

noun
a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper [syn: pepper shaker
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