Peppercorn meaning

pĕpər-kôrn
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A preserved or dried green, white, or black berry of the pepper plant Piper nigrum.
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A dried fruit of any of various other plants, such as the pinkish-red fruit of the peppertree.
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The dried berry of any plant of the pepper family, esp. the black pepper.
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Something insignificant or trifling.
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The seeds of the plant Piper nigrum. Commonly used as a spice, usually but not always ground or crushed.
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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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