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Definitions for black pepper
black pep·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pepper, common pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrumnoun

    climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam

  2. black peppernoun

    pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on

Wiktionary

  1. black peppernoun

    The plant .

  2. black peppernoun

    The seeds (peppercorns) of the plant Piper nigrum which are commonly used as a spice and seasoning. They are either used whole, or in a ground or crushed form. (White pepper is made from black peppercorns which have had their dark skins removed.)

Wikipedia

  1. Black pepper

    Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit is a drupe (stonefruit) which is about 5 mm (0.20 in) in diameter (fresh and fully mature), dark red, and contains a stone which encloses a single pepper seed. Peppercorns and the ground pepper derived from them may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit), or white pepper (ripe fruit seeds).Black pepper is native to the Malabar Coast of India, and the Malabar pepper is extensively cultivated there and in other tropical regions. Ground, dried, and cooked peppercorns have been used since antiquity, both for flavour and as a traditional medicine. Black pepper is the world's most traded spice, and is one of the most common spices added to cuisines around the world. Its spiciness is due to the chemical compound piperine, which is a different kind of spicy from the capsaicin characteristic of chili peppers. It is ubiquitous in the Western world as a seasoning, and is often paired with salt and available on dining tables in shakers or mills.

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  1. black pepper

    Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as peppercorn, which is typically dried and used as a spice or seasoning. It is one of the most commonly used spices worldwide, adding heat and depth of flavor to various dishes. The plant is native to South India and is widely cultivated elsewhere in tropical regions.

Wikidata

  1. Black pepper

    Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning. The fruit, known as a peppercorn when dried, is approximately 5 millimetres in diameter, dark red when fully mature, and, like all drupes, contains a single seed. Peppercorns, and the ground pepper derived from them, may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper, green pepper and white pepper. Black pepper is native to south India, and is extensively cultivated there and elsewhere in tropical regions. Currently Vietnam is the world's largest producer and exporter of pepper, producing 34% of the world's Piper nigrum crop as of 2008. Dried ground pepper has been used since antiquity for both its flavour and as a medicine. Black pepper is the world's most traded spice. It is one of the most common spices added to European cuisine and its descendants. The spiciness of black pepper is due to the chemical piperine, not to be confused with the capsaicin that gives fleshy peppers theirs. It is ubiquitous in the modern world, often paired with salt.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Black Pepper

    A common spice from fruit of PIPER NIGRUM. Black pepper is picked unripe and heaped for a few days to ferment. White Pepper is the ripe fruit dehulled by maceration in water. Piperine is a key component used medicinally to increase gastrointestinal assimilation of other supplements and drugs.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of black pepper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of black pepper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of black pepper in a Sentence

  1. Nguyen Nam Hai:

    Whatever purpose they may have, what they are doing is posing threat to people's health. If they mix that substance with coffee or pepper, it would be awful and unacceptable, i don't understand why they do it. Vietnam accounts for half of the world's black pepper output and 60-65 percent of global black pepper trade and prices are falling.

  2. Cynthia Sass:

    Brewed tea with garlic, ginger, and black pepper makes a perfect marinade.

  3. Nguyen Nam Hai:

    I don't understand why they do it. Vietnam accounts for half of the world's black pepper output and 60-65 percent of global black pepper trade and prices are falling.


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