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William, Jr., U.S. physician, 1874-1947. See: Pepper syndrome.


/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.


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


n 1. any plant of the genus
Piper. 2. any plant of the genus
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
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Pepper, long.
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CAROLYN AND BEN'S PIMENTO CHEESE The original recipe for this pimiento cheese is from my friends Carolyn and Ben Hodges of Brandon.
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Specifically designed for college students (notorious for living off of raman noodles and order-in pizzas), "The Complete Idiot's Guide To The College Diet Cookbook" is an ideal culinary reference for time stressed, budget limited, cramped quarter living students who would appreciate being able to make a Grab-n-Go Burrito, a Grilled Veggie Wrap, a Turkey and White Bean Chili, an Olive and Pimiento Tuna Salad; an Authentic Lasagna Micro-Quick; some No-Bake Peanut Butter Apple Cookies; or an Hawaiian Island Shake.
The winner was a decorative container holding Neoregelia Pimiento which appeared to be painted and glazed exactly to match the foliage of the plant.
Ingredients: Small baguette sliced; 2 large spoonfuls of butter; 2 cloves of garlic; 1 tin pimiento beans; 1tsp paprika; 1tsporegano;1 tsp dried thyme; salt and pepper - a pinch to taste; 1 tub guacamole; 12 king prawns; 1 red chilli; 1 onion; juice of 1 orange; juice of1 lime;20g coriander; 1 teaspoon of mixed dried spices; olive oil
Pimiento (salt), would always ask them why the hell they had notebooks on them for basketball games.
PIMIENTO Juicy, heart-shaped fruits have very thick flesh that's especially sweet when ripe red.
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The USA is playing roulette with irreplaceable biological diversity," says Susana Pimiento Chamorro, a Colombian lawyer with the Sunshine Project.