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pepperbox

[ pep-er-boks ]
/ ˈpɛp ərˌbɒks /
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noun
a small box with perforations in the top, for sprinkling pepper.
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Also called pepper pot.

Origin of pepperbox

First recorded in 1540–50; pepper + box1
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