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  • n. The flowering vine Piper longum in the genus Piper (pepper) of family Piperaceae, cultivated for its characteristically long fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The root of Piper methysticum (syn. Macropiper methysticum) of the family Piperaceae. See Kava.

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

  • n. plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
  • n. slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas


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