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Noun: peppercorn  'pe-pu(r),korn
  1. Pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; used whole or ground
    - pepper

Derived forms: peppercorns

Type of: flavor [US], flavorer [US], flavoring [US], flavour [Brit, Cdn], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning

Part of: black pepper, common pepper, Madagascar pepper, pepper, Piper nigrum, white pepper

Encyclopedia: Peppercorn