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E.B., U.S. obstetrician-gynecologist, 1881-1935. See: Piper forceps.


Black pepper, the dried unripe fruit of Piper nigrum (family Piperaceae), a climbing plant of the East Indies; used as a condiment, diaphoretic, stimulant, and carminative, and locally as a counterirritant.
[L. pepper]


(pī′pĕr) [L.]
Genus of plants that produce pepper. The species Piper nigrum is a flowering vine that produces black pepper.
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Implementing agency : sos Pipera, nr 46 B, sector 2 , Localitatea: Bucuresti , Cod postal: 014254 , Romania , Punct(e) de contact: Stefan Gisca , Tel.