guinea pepper definition

  • noun:
    • the pods for the Xylopia aromatica, a tree of purchase Anonaceæ, present in exotic West Africa. Also, They Are offered underneath the title of Piper Æthiopicum.
    • See under Guinea, and Capsicum.
    • West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds
    • tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine
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