madagascar pepper
madagascar pepper madagascar pepper n. (Bot.) A climber ({Piper nigrum}) having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; found in South India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in North Burma and Assam.

Syn: pepper, common pepper, black pepper, white pepper, Madagascar pepper, {Piper nigrum}. [WordNet 1.5]


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