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see pepperpepper,
name for the fruits of several unrelated Old and New World plants used as spices or vegetables or in medicine. Old World (True) Peppers

Black pepper (Piper nigrum
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The dried, nearly ripe fruit (berries) of a climbing vine, Piper cubeba, of the pepper family (Piperaceae).
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cubeba leaves with above collection data available at Yangzhou University.
In Kyoto City, the rapid increase in the escape of the woody plant species Litsea cubeba in recent years was reported by Nakamura and Kobayashi (2003).