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pepper a spicy condiment obtained from the dried, esp. black berries of any of various tropical vines of the East Indies. [8 definitions]
pepper-and-salt composed of or speckled with a mixture of black and white.
peppercorn the dried black berry of the tropical East Indian pepper plant. [2 definitions]
peppergrass any of several plants bearing small white flowers and pungent seeds, such as garden cress, that are used as potherbs or salad vegetables.
pepper grinder a device used generally in the home or in a restaurant for grinding peppercorns; pepper mill.
pepper mill a small hand mill used for grinding peppercorns.
peppermint a kind of mint plant that bears small pink or white flowers and is grown for its sharp, pungent oil. [3 definitions]
pepperoni a hard, highly spiced Italian sausage made of beef and pork.
pepper pot a West Indian stew made of meat or fish and vegetables, and flavored with cassava juice, red pepper, and other seasonings. [2 definitions]
pepper shaker a container with a perforated top, used to hold and dispense ground pepper.
pepper tree a South American ornamental evergreen tree bearing compound leaves and yellowish white flowers.
peppery seasoned with or as if with pepper; spicy. [4 definitions]
pep pill (informal) a pill, tablet, or capsule containing a stimulant such as amphetamine.
peppy full of energy or pep; lively; animated.
pep rally a gathering, usu. before a school athletic event, to arouse enthusiasm.
pepsin an enzyme contained in gastric juice that serves as a catalyst in the digestion of most proteins. [2 definitions]
pep talk a vigorous talk to an individual or group, such as an athletic team, to instill enthusiasm, increase determination, and the like.
peptic of, relating to, or promoting digestion. [4 definitions]
peptide any of various compounds composed of two or more amino acids, the carboxyl group of one acid being joined to the amino group of another.
peptone any of various soluble, diffusible, derived proteins formed by the action of enzymes, or by the acid hydrolysis of proteins.
Pequot a member of a former North American Indian people that lived in southern New England until conquered in 1637. [2 definitions]