[ pep-er-boo sh ]
/ ˈpɛp ərˌbʊʃ /
a shrub, Clethra alnifolia, of the eastern and southern coastal U.S., having numerous erect clusters of white or pinkish flowers.
Words nearby sweet pepperbush
Origin of sweet pepperbush
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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