Definition of black pepper in English:

black pepper

Syllabification: black pep·per


  • 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.
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    • 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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