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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plant, Piper angustifolium (Artanthe elongata), natural order Piperaceæ.
  • noun Same as mataco.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A Peruvian plant (Piperelongatum or Artanthe elongatum), allied to the pepper, the leaves of which are used as a styptic and astringent.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A Peruvian plant (Piper, Artanthe, elongatum) allied to the pepper, and whose leaves are used as a styptic and astringent.

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