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pepperbush

[pep-er-boo sh] /ˈpɛp ərˌbʊʃ/
noun
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism; pepper + bush1
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  • Gallberry, shining fetterbush, and sweet pepperbush are also found here.
  • The understory consists of spicebush, arrowwood, and pepperbush.
  • The gardenias and sweet pepperbush seem to pull their weight and the special native azaleas add color and fragrance.
  • Others such as sweet pepperbush, spirea, and buttonbush flower in summer.

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