Definition of black pepper in English:

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black pepper

Pronunciation: /blak ˈpepər/

noun

The dried black berries of the pepper (see pepper (sense 2 of the noun)), which are harvested while still green and unripe. Black pepper is widely used as a spice and a condiment and may be used whole (peppercorns) or ground.
Example sentences
  • Take it out once it is mixed and add the oil, salt, black pepper, cumin and coriander then mix together.
  • The salted version often contains spices such as roasted cumin seeds or black pepper.
  • My favorite dish, however, was tofu cooked on an iron skillet with green peppers, onions and black pepper.

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Syllabification: black pep·per

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