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Pep·per

(pep'ĕr),
William, Jr., U.S. physician, 1874-1947. See: Pepper syndrome.

pepper

/pep·per/ (pep´er)
1. any of various plants of the genus Piper, or their fruits, particularly the black pepper (P. nigrum), the common spice.
2. any of various plants of the genus Capsicum, or their fruits.

cayenne pepper , red pepper capsicum.

pepper

(1) Black pepper, see there. 
(2) White pepper, see there.

pepper,

n 1. any plant of the genus
Piper. 2. any plant of the genus
Capsicum.
pepper, black,
n Latin name:
Piper nigrum; part used: fruit; uses: flatulence, anorexia, indigestion, heartburn, stomach cramps, colic, peptic ulcers, constipation, diarrhea; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; can cause apnea (in large doses). Also called
biber, filfil, golmirch, hu-chiao, kalmirch, kosho, krishnadi, lada, maricha, pepe, pfeffer, phi noi, pimenta, pjerets, poivre, the king of spices, or
the master spice.
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Pepper, black.
pepper, long,
n Latin name:
Piper longum; parts used: immature fruits, roots; uses: in Ayurveda pacifies kapha and vata doshas (pungent, light, oily, sharp), immunomodulator, stimulant, antiasthmatic, hepatoprotection, antiinflammatory, antiamoebic, antibacterial, bioavailability enhancer, carminative, laxative, stomachic; root: gout, back pain, rheumatism; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, barbiturates, phenytoin. Also called
pippali.
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Pepper, long.
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