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A pungent spice prepared from the pepper plant Piper nigrum, whose small unripe fruit are fermented, dried, and used whole or ground.
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(Cookery) a pungent condiment made by grinding the dried unripe berries, together with their black husks, of the pepper plant Piper nigrum
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a hot, sharp condiment prepared from the dried berries of a tropical vine, Piper nigrum.
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|Noun||1.||black pepper - climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam|
peppercorn, pepper - pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
|2.||black pepper - pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on|
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