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pep•per•corn



Pronunciation: (pep'ur-kôrn"), [key]
n.
1. the berry of the pepper plant, Piper nigrum, dried and used as a condiment, in pickling, etc.
2. anything very small or insignificant.

adj.
(of hair) growing in tight spirals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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