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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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Cloves and nutmeg from the Molucca Islands, cubebs from Java and Panang, cinnamon from Ceylon, peppercorns from Malabar were all gathered by Chinese traders, exchanged for goods from the Indians, and then traded further along in their westward journey to the Arabs.
In a list of aromatic materials, in which musk and camphor are most prominent, the final entry, following nutmegs, cubebs, and cloves, is javadi (Bhojanakutuhala of Raghunatha: 120-21):
For example, the cubeb was known as kababa, a good Arabic derivation related to kubba "ball" and, of course, kabab "kebab," originally referring to the round balls of meat cooked upon skewers.