What does peppercorn mean?

Definitions for peppercorn
ˈpɛp ərˌkɔrnpep·per·corn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pepper, peppercornnoun

    pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground


  1. peppercornnoun

    the seeds of the plant Piper nigrum. Commonly used as a spice, usually but not always ground or crushed.

  2. peppercornnoun

    a small, insignificant quantity, as in peppercorn rent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peppercornnoun

    a dried berry of the black pepper (Piper nigrum)

  2. Peppercornnoun

    anything insignificant; a particle


  1. Peppercorn

    A peppercorn in legal parlance is a metaphor for a very small payment, a nominal consideration, used to satisfy the requirements for the creation of a legal contract. "A peppercorn does not cease to be good consideration if it is established that the promisee does not like pepper and will throw away the corn", says Chappell v Nestlé. As an example of literal usage, a peppercorn has been used for almost 200 years as consideration for leasing a particular meeting house in Bermuda.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peppercorn in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peppercorn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of peppercorn in a Sentence

  1. Ruth Patterson:

    I would say there is no harm in trying it in terms of seeing if Jeffrey Peppercorn sleep better and feel better in terms of metabolic health, but I don’t think I ’d say it will help with Jeffrey Peppercorn breast cancer recurrence risk.

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    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. sought
    • B. plush
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. urban

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