long pepper definition

  • noun:
    • The flowering vine Piper longum when you look at the genus Piper (pepper) of family members Piperaceae, cultivated for the characteristically long good fresh fruit, which can be typically dried and used as a spice and seasoning.
    • the basis of Piper methysticum (syn. Macropiper methysticum) for the family Piperaceae. See Kava.
    • plant bearing hot and finely tapering lengthy peppers; generally purple
    • slim tropical climber of the east Himalayas

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