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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Pepper ground from peppercorns from which the outer black layer has been removed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The peppercorn and spice of a light colored variety of pepper (contrast black pepper). Used as a spice in light colored foods such as cream sauces.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. pepper ground from husked peppercorns
  • n. climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam

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