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Noun: Piper nigrum
  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, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper

Type of: pepper vine, true pepper

Part of: genus Piper, Piper

Encyclopedia: Piper nigrum