belonging to the Piperacae, the pepper family of plants.
- Compare pepper family.
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How to use piperaceous in a sentence
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
of, relating to, or belonging to the Piperaceae, a family of pungent tropical shrubs and climbing flowering plants: includes pepper, betel, and cubeb
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