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Noun: black pepper  blak pe-pu(r)
  1. Climbing plant having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; from southern India and Sri Lanka, also naturalized in northern Burma and Assam
    - pepper, common pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrum
  2. Pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on

Derived forms: black peppers

Type of: pepper, pepper vine, peppercorn, true pepper

Part of: genus Piper, Piper

Encyclopedia: Black pepper