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cubeb:

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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cubeb

[′kyü‚beb]
(botany)
The dried, nearly ripe fruit (berries) of a climbing vine, Piper cubeba, of the pepper family (Piperaceae).
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In this recipe the pastry shells are formed, chicken or pork is first simmered and chopped finely, spiced with cloves, mace, cubeb (a relative of pepper) mixed with bone marrow and sugar and then baked in the coffins.
The flavouring of the drink comes from a recipe of 10 ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice, juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb and grains of paradise.
The new drink is a refined blend of bergamot from Calabria, lemons from Sicily, Spanish saffron, myrrh from Ethiopia, ginger from India and cubeb pepper from Indonesia, and comes in a lavish gold bottle that lights up its black case.
As cubeb grew only in western Java so he identified the coastline as Javanese.
There are over 1,000 species in the Piperaceae family, the most significant being those that bear the Indian and Javanese long pepper, the cubeb pepper, and of course the almighty peppercorn.