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Meaning of PEPPERCORN

Pronunciation:  'pepur`korn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
 

PEPPERCORN is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pepper
 
 See Also: black pepper, common pepper, flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, Madagascar pepper, Piper nigrum, seasoner, seasoning, white pepper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pep"per*corn`\, n.
1. A dried berry of the black pepper ({Piper nigrum}).

2. Anything insignificant; a particle.

 

 

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