INDICIUM

\ɪndˈɪsi͡əm], \ɪndˈɪsi‍əm], \ɪ_n_d_ˈɪ_s_iə_m]\
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1919 - The concise Oxford dictionary of current English
By Sir Augustus Henry

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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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