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
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Historical Examples of pepper-pot
But if you look at that pepper-pot I put on the table, you'll see a small hole.
They had come out from the pepper-pot summer-houses to sun themselves.
Miss Parkins gasped, shivered, clutched the pepper-pot, and dropped it into her own plate.
Our pepper-pot was usually made in a gipsy-kettle, suspended from a tripod.
Cassareep is the basis of that favourite West Indian dish “Pepper-pot.”
British Dictionary definitions for 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
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