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pepper pot

noun
1.
Also called Philadelphia pepper pot. a highly seasoned, thick soup made of tripe or other meat, vegetables, and sometimes dumplings.
2.
a West Indian stew of meat or fish and vegetables, flavored with cassareep.
3.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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British Dictionary definitions for pepper-pot

pepper pot

noun
1.
a small container with perforations in the top for sprinkling pepper
2.
a Caribbean stew of meat, rice, vegetables, etc, highly seasoned with cassareep
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Word Origin and History for pepper-pot
n.

1838, from pepper (n.) + pot (n.1).

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