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black pepper

noun

: a food seasoning that is made by grinding the dried berries of an Indian plant along with their hard, black covers

Full Definition of BLACK PEPPER

:  a spice that consists of the dried berry of an Indian vine ground with the black husk still on; also :  the plant (Piper nigrum) that yields black pepper
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First Known Use of BLACK PEPPER

before 12th century
Medical Dictionary

black pepper

noun

Medical Definition of BLACK PEPPER

:  a condiment that consists of the fruit of an East Indian plant of the genus Piper (P. nigrum) ground with the black husk still on

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