\ˈɛt͡ʃa͡ɪnnˌɒn], \ˈɛt‍ʃa‍ɪnnˌɒn], \ˈɛ_tʃ_aɪ_n_n_ˌɒ_n]\
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1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms (6th edition)
By J.H. Kenneth

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Piper Longum

  • slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas As we receive the berries, they consist of unripe fruit dried in sun; and are small, round grains, disposed spirally on a cylindrical receptacle. stimulant, carminative, tonic, like other peppers. A shrub indigenous to Malabar, Ceylon, eastern Bengal, Timor, and the Philippines, cultivated in India for its fruits (see 2d def.).
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