peppercorn definition

  • noun:
    • A dried berry of the pepper vine Piper nigrum.
    • a little or insignificant thing.
    • The seeds of this plant Piper nigrum. Widely used as a spice, generally however always ground or crushed.
    • A small, insignificant quantity; a nominal consideration regularly fulfill the demands for the development of a legal contract.
    • See in Vocabulary.
    • A dried berry for the black pepper (Piper nigrum).
    • Anything insignificant; a particle.
    • The berry or fruit of pepper-plant.
    • therefore A small particle; an insignificant volume; anything of inconsiderable price.
    • look at herb and peppercorn tresses.
    • pungent seasoning from the berry associated with the typical pepper plant of East India; usage entire or floor
  • others:
    • Of trifling or inconsiderable value or outcome.

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