peppercorn

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peppercorn (plural peppercorns)

  1. The seeds of the plant Piper nigrum. Commonly used as a spice, usually but not always ground or crushed.
  2. A small, insignificant quantity; a nominal consideration used to satisfy the requirements for the creation of a legal contract.
    peppercorn rent

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 03:09