peperomia

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noun pep·er·o·mia \ˌpe-pə-ˈrō-mē-ə\

Definition of peperomia

  1. :  any of a genus (Peperomia) of fleshy tropical herbs of the pepper family often cultivated for their showy variegated leaves

Origin and Etymology of peperomia

New Latin, from Greek peperi pepper + homoios like, similar — more at homeo-


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