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πέπερι). Pepper; brought from India, and used by both Greeks and Romans as a seasoning (Pliny , Pliny H. N. xii. 26-29; Pers. v. 136). The word piperatorium is used of a pepper-box (Paul. Sent. iii. 6, 86). See the Gazette Archéologique for 1885, p. 335.

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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 12.26
    • Persius, Saturae, 5
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