- N-UNCOUNTBlack pepper is pepper which is dark in colour and has been made from the dried berries of the pepper plant, including their black outer cases.
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black pepper — n. pepper ground from the whole fruits of the pepper plant, including the black outer covering: see PEPPER (n. 1) … English World dictionary
black pepper — noun uncount pepper produced from dried crushed pepper seeds and their hard black cover … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
black pepper — n [U] pepper made from crushed seeds from which the dark outer covering has not been removed →↑white pepper … Dictionary of contemporary English
black pepper — n a condiment that consists of the fruit of an East Indian plant of the genus Piper (P. nigrum) ground with the black husk still on … Medical dictionary
black pepper — noun 1. climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam • Syn: ↑pepper, ↑common pepper, ↑white pepper, ↑Madagascar pepper, ↑Piper nigrum • Hypernyms: ↑true … Useful english dictionary
black pepper — a hot, sharp condiment prepared from the dried berries of a tropical vine, Piper nigrum. * * * or pepper Perennial, woody climbing vine (Piper nigrum) of the family Piperaceae, native to India; also, the hotly pungent spice made from its berries … Universalium
black pepper — 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)
black pepper — noun Date: before 12th century a spice that consists of the dried berry of an Indian vine ground with the black husk still on; also the plant (Piper nigrum) that yields black pepper … New Collegiate Dictionary
black pepper — black′ pep′per n. a hot, sharp condiment prepared from the dried berries of a tropical vine Piper nigrum[/ex] … From formal English to slang