Sweet pepper bush

sweet pepperbush

[pep-er-boosh]
noun
a shrub, Clethra alnifolia, of the eastern and southern coastal U.S., having numerous erect clusters of white or pinkish flowers.


Origin:
1830–40, Americanism

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sweet pepperbush

noun
shrub of eastern and southern coastal United States having beautiful racemes of spice-scented white flowers 
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