Chinese pepper

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chinese pepper the spicy berries of the Xanthoxylum piperitum, a species of prickly ash found in China and Japan.
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Usage

In literature:

Mr Bidulph sailed for Bantam in a Chinese hulk, and Mr Bradshaw set sail with the Union, fully laden with pepper, for England.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII." by Robert Kerr
The number of Chinese employed in the cultivation, &c., of gambier and pepper in Singapore is about 11,000.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Chinese pepper and gambier planters.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
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In news:

Instead of wrapping this vegetable-laden version of lamb with peppers and oyster sauce in Chinese pancakes, I wrapped it in whole wheat flour tortillas.
Soda manufacturer Dr Pepper promised a free soft drink to everyone in America if Guns N' Roses releases its long-awaited Chinese Democracy album before the end of 2008.
Salt and pepper fried oysters come with Chinese vegetables and brown sauce.
As Wild Pepper 's menu reminds us, excellent Chinese food need not be imperial nor be prepared with a banquet table and 14 courses in mind.
This verison of satay features steak strips, Chinese five-spice, peanuts, scallions, soy sauce and Tabasco Garlic Pepper Sauce.
The Chinese version has a meat base with peppers and vinegar.
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