Definition of black pepper in English:

black pepper


  • The dried black berries of the pepper (see pepper (sense 3 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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    • ‘Roasted ground cumin and ground black pepper can be sprinkled over fresh yogurt.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Add the chopped parsley, a little cracked black pepper and serve the fresh Parmesan separately.’


black pepper

/blak ˈpepər//blæk ˈpɛpər/