pepper pot



Also called Philadelphia pepper pot. a highly seasoned, thick soup made of tripe or other meat, vegetables, and sometimes dumplings.
a West Indian stew of meat or fish and vegetables, flavored with cassareep.

Origin of pepper pot

First recorded in 1670–80 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for pepper-pot

pepper pot


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



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

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