Definition of peppernut in English:

peppernut

noun

  • A small, round, sweet biscuit flavoured with spices such as ginger, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, etc., typically eaten during the Christmas season.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From pepper + nut, after German Pfeffernuss pfeffernuss.

Pronunciation

peppernut

/ˈpɛpənʌt/