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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant, Piper angustifolium (Artanthe elongata), natural order Piperace√¶.
  • n. Same as mataco.


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