Peppercorn Definition

pĕpər-kôrn
peppercorns
noun
peppercorns
The dried berry of any plant of the pepper family, esp. the black pepper.
Webster's New World
A dried fruit of any of various other plants, such as the pinkish-red fruit of the peppertree.
American Heritage
Something insignificant or trifling.
Webster's New World

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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Other Word Forms of Peppercorn

Noun

Singular:
peppercorn
Plural:
peppercorns
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