peperine

Peperine

Pep"e*rine\, Peperino \Pep`e*ri"no\, n. [It. peperino, L. piper pepper. So called on account of its color.] (Geol.) A volcanic rock, formed by the cementing together of sand, scoria, cinders, etc.
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