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cu·beb

(kyū'beb),
The dried unripe, nearly full-grown fruit of Piper cubeba (family Piperaceae), a climbing plant of the West Indies, used as stimulant, carminative, and local irritant; cubeb oil has been used as a mild urinary antiseptic.
[Ar. and Hindu, kababa]

cubeb

(kyo͞o′bĕb′)
n.
1. A tropical southeast Asian shrubby vine (Piper cubeba) having spicy, berrylike fruits, heart-shaped leaves, and small flowers in cylindrical spikes.
2. The dried, unripe, berrylike fruit of this plant, used in perfumery, pharmaceuticals, and commercial flavorings.
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Being a slave's slave, it was me who'd sometimes stuff the cubeb in, then hand the pipe to her, and she'd light it, then give it to the senor.
fornicatus females were captured with the UHR + Quercivorol lure combination, followed by the combination of 4 lures combined together (UHR + Conophtorin + Quercivorol + Chalcogram), UHR + Cubeb oil, UHR alone, and UHR + Conophtorin.
Grind the pink peppercorns and cubeb berries until very fine.
Two spirits--a classic gin distilled to high proof with nine botanicals, including juniper, coriander, cubeb berries, ginger and cardamom, and a lower proof spirit infused with flowers harvested from ugni blanc grapes--are created, then redistilled.
Sapphire, with grains of paradise and cubeb berries added to Bombay's botanical mix, has flavor and welcoming aromas to go with the added ABV kick.
Dishes such as the North Sea halibut is served with a medieval "pevreat" sauce made from cubebs (a pepper), and dishes such as the confit duck which includes "drawen benes" - a dish of fava beans, grains of paradise, garlic and saffron.
Take almond flour and fresh salmon, turbot, haddock, gurnard, luce and eels; mace, cloves, cubebs, ginger, cinnamon, dates, and saffron, wheat starch and rice flour and put it all in one (?
In the better-off kitchens, cooks were regularly using ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, galingale, cubebs, coriander, cumin, cardamom and aniseed, resulting in highly spiced cooking very similar to India.