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bell pepper

n.
1. A variety of sweet pepper widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
2. The plump, crisp, hollow fruit of this plant, typically green, yellow, or red.

sweet′ pep′per


n.
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.
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Noun1.bell pepper - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruitsbell pepper - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
paprika - a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
genus Capsicum, Capsicum - chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
capsicum, capsicum pepper plant, pepper - any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers
2.bell pepper - large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varietiesbell pepper - large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties
sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
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Bell peppers have a mild tang and a crunchy texture that makes them good for eating raw; their shape and firmness allow them to be stuffed whole and baked.
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