PROSTHION

\pɹˈɒsθi͡ən], \pɹˈɒsθi‍ən], \p_ɹ_ˈɒ_s_θ_iə_n]\
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2006 - WordNet 3.0
By Princeton University
 
2011 - English Dictionary Database
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
 
1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.

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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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