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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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Serve with shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, fresh cilantro and an additional dusting of smoked paprika.
After a short drive from the fields to the Negev Spices factory, I watched the industrial production of sweet paprika.
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To serve: Set paprika and lemon peel garnishes aside.
Flavourings can be sprinkled or brushed over the top such as salt, olive oil, chilli powder, cumin and smoked paprika.
ingredients 600g new potatoes 1 tsp chopped rosemary 4 rashers of serrano ham 2tbsp tomato puree 500g chopped tomatoes 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1tbsp smoked paprika 2 tsp granulated sugar 5 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic puree (or 2 cloves) 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp freshly chopped parsley sea salt and cracked black pepper method?
Ingredients 2 tbsp malt vinegar 1 tbsp light brown muscovado sugar 2 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp Bart Fines Herbes 420g pack 30 Cocktail Pork Sausages 425g pack fresh prepared pineapple Method Blend the vinegar, sugar, ketchup, paprika and herbs in a shallow dish and add the sausages, turning to coat well.
The skimpiest slices came courtesy of Waitrose (***) and its satisfyingly chewy texture was spoiled by excessive use of paprika and flavouring.
Rub top of salmon evenly with smoked paprika mixture.
The method had to help patients by entering their dream world -- and that is exactly what Paprika does to help solve the mysterious disappearance of the futuristic device.
The inventive plants differ from normal paprika varieties in that very high levels of zeaxanthin are exhibited in the ripe fruit.