[ pip-uh-rey-shuh s, pahy-puh- ]
/ ˌpɪp əˈreɪ ʃəs, ˌpaɪ pə- /
belonging to the Piperacae, the pepper family of plants.
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Example sentences from the Web for piperaceous
An alkaloid has been obtained from the piperaceous jaborandi by Parodi, and named by him jaborandine.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
British Dictionary definitions for piperaceous
/ (ˌpɪpəˈreɪʃəs) /
of, relating to, or belonging to the Piperaceae, a family of pungent tropical shrubs and climbing flowering plants: includes pepper, betel, and cubeb
Word Origin for piperaceous
C17: via New Latin from Latin piper pepper
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