FIRDUSI

\fˈɜːdjuːsˌi], \fˈɜːdjuːsˌi], \f_ˈɜː_d_j_uː_s_ˌi]\
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1910 - Warner's dictionary of authors ancient and modern
By Charles Dudley Warner

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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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