white pepper

noun
|Updated on: 8 Jun 2018

Definition of white pepper

: a pungent condiment that consists of the fruit of a pepper plant (Piper nigrum) ground after the black husk has been removed

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14th century

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white pepper

Definition of white pepper for English Language Learners

  • : a food seasoning that is made by grinding the dried berries of an Indian plant after removing the hard, black covers on the seeds


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white pepper

noun

medical Definition of white pepper

: a condiment that consists of the fruit of an Indian plant of the genus Piper (P. nigrum) ground after the black husk has been removed

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