Guinea Pepper Definition

Any of several African plants (genus Xylopia) of the custard-apple family, esp. a tree (X. aethiopica) with fruits used in spices and folk medicine.
Webster's New World
The fruit of any of these plants.
Webster's New World
  • melagueta pepper
  • Guinea grains
  • Aframomum melegueta
  • grains-of-paradise
  • Xylopia aethiopica
  • negro pepper