the berry of the pepper plant, Piper nigrum, dried and used as a condiment, in pickling, etc.
anything very small or insignificant.
(of hair) growing in tight spirals.
Origin of peppercorn
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the small dried berry of the pepper plant (Piper nigrum)
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