Piper nigrum
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Piper nigrum — Pepper Pep per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?, ?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.] 1. A well known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the {Piper nigrum}. [1913 Webster] Note: Common, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piper nigrum — Pepper Pep per, n. [OE. peper, AS. pipor, L. piper, fr. Gr. ?, ?, akin to Skr. pippala, pippali.] 1. A well known, pungently aromatic condiment, the dried berry, either whole or powdered, of the {Piper nigrum}. [1913 Webster] Note: Common, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piper nigrum — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piper nigrum — juodasis pipiras statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pipirinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Piper nigrum), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje (Indijoje). Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Piper nigrum angl. black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Piper nigrum — Piperine Pip er*ine, n. [L. piper pepper: cf. F. piperin, piperine.] (Chem.) A white crystalline compound of piperidine and piperic acid. It is obtained from the black pepper ({Piper nigrum}) and other species. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piper nigrum — Piperaceous Pip er*a ceous, a. [L. piper pepper.] (Bot.) Of or pertaining to the order of plants ({Piperace[ae]}) of which the pepper ({Piper nigrum}) is the type. There are about a dozen genera and a thousand species, mostly tropical plants with …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Piper nigrum — Peppercorn Pep per*corn , n. 1. A dried berry of the black pepper ({Piper nigrum}). [1913 Webster] 2. Anything insignificant; a particle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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