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Noun: cubeb  kyoo-beb
  1. Spicy fruit of the cubeb vine; when dried and crushed is used medicinally or in perfumery and sometimes smoked in cigarettes
  2. Tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine bearing spicy berrylike fruits
    - cubeb vine, Java pepper, Piper cubeba
  3. A cigarette containing cubeb
    - cubeb cigarette

Derived forms: cubebs

Type of: butt, cig, cigaret [US], cigarette, ciggy [Brit], coffin nail, fag [Brit], fruit, gasper [Brit], pepper vine, true pepper

Part of: genus Piper, Piper

Encyclopedia: Cubeb