Meaning of pepperidge in English:

pepperidge

Pronunciation /ˈpɛp(ə)rɪdʒ/

noun

  • A deciduous North American tree with colourful autumn foliage.

    Also called tupelo

    Nyssa sylvatica, family Nyssaceae

Origin

Late 17th century alteration of dialect pipperidge, denoting the barberry and its fruit, of unknown origin.