Significado de alligator pepper en en Inglés

alligator pepper

nombre

  • The capsules or aromatic seeds of the West African plant Aframomum melegueta (family Zingiberaceae), used in some cultures either whole or as a powder to make a hot and pungent spice; also called grains of paradise.

Origen

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Church Missionary Intelligencer.