pepper wood

pepperwood

[pep-er-wood]
noun
California laurel ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1855–60; pepper + wood1

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pepperwood

noun
Pacific coast tree having aromatic foliage and small umbellate flowers followed by olivelike fruit; yields a hard tough wood [syn: California laurel
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