What is Pepper ?
Pepper is (noun) 1. a spice used in cooking, made from the whole seeds of a tropical climbing plant (black pepper) or from seeds with the outer layer removed (white pepper) Add salt and pepper to taste. (NOTE: no plural in this meaning) 2. a hollow green, red or yellow fruit used as a vegetable We had stuffed green peppers for lunch. (NOTE: The US term is bell pepper.) (verb) to pepper someone or something with something to throw or shoot things at someone or something They peppered the enemy with bullets. Thetext is peppered with mistakes.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level