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.
More 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.
Definition of black pepper in:
- The British & World English dictionary