sweet pepperbush

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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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Example sentences
Gallberry, shining fetterbush, and sweet pepperbush are also found here.
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.
Typical shrubs include sweet pepperbush, blueberry, and swamp azalea.
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