sweet pepper

sweet pepper

noun
1.
a variety of pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, having a mild-flavored, bell-shaped or somewhat oblong fruit.
2.
the fruit itself, used as a vegetable.
Also called bell pepper.


Origin:
1830–40

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sweet pepper
 
n
1.  a pepper plant, Capsicum frutescens grossum, with large bell-shaped fruits that are eaten unripe (green pepper) or ripe (red pepper)
2.  the fruit of this plant

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