26 November 2013

pepper (spice) is piperi

piperi = pepper (noun) (some things Google found for "piperi": an uncommon term; Piperi Mediterranean Grill in Boston, MA; an unusual last name; Anemone piperi (Piper’s Anemone) and Campanula piperi (Olympic bellflower) are wildflowers of the US Northwest and British Columbia; in Latin datative singular of piper which means pepper (spice); name of a Greek island in the National Marine Park of Alonnisos Northern Sporades; name of places in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro)

Word derivation for "pepper (spice)"
Basque = piper, Finnish = pippuri
Miresua = piperi

This is the word for pepper, the spice, peppercorn or Piperaceae. Not the fruit of Capsicum plants, such as green or red bell peppers.

In Chapter 6 of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Alice said to herself, "as well as she could for sneezing", "There's certainly too much pepper in that soup!"

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