peperomia

noun pep·er·o·mia \ ˌpe-pə-ˈrō-mē-ə \

Definition of peperomia

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

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Origin and Etymology of peperomia

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


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