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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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Peppercorns, and the powdered pepper derived from grinding them, may be described simply as pepper or more precisely as black pepper (cooked and dried unripe fruit), green pepper (dried unripe fruit), and white pepper (dried ripe seeds).
If more and more research is funded by drug companies, then the limited amount of funding coming from other sources may need to be directed to address other questions," said Peppercorn.
Peppercorn, an 89-10 shot, was followed home by stablemate Glad Lion to give trainer Uwe Ostmann a one-two.
As the process of milling fresh peppercorns and aromatic sea salt continues to grow in popularity amongst home chefs, be sure to have a wide variety of peppercorns and peppercorn blends on hand for customers who want to add a bit more spice to their diet.
Peppercorn will now operate as a separate business unit of Raritan and will focus on embedded remote management systems.
Black peppercorn berries are picked at full size while they are still green.
The new products, which are supplied raw, ready-to-cook, either fresh or frozen are: Duck a L'Orange, two breast fillets with a zesty orange sauce; Duck with Lime and Ginger, two breast fillets with a tangy lime and ginger sauce; Duck with Peppercorn, two breast fillets with a creamy peppercorn sauce; and Duck with Cherry, two breast fillets with a traditional cherry sauce.
Peppercorn, who lived in Brazil during the last twenty years of the life of Villa-Lobos (1887-1959).
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