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sweet pepper

n.
Any of numerous varieties of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum, such as the bell pepper and pimiento, having mild nonpungent fruits.
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sweet pepper

n
1. (Plants) a pepper plant, Capsicum frutescens grossum, with large bell-shaped fruits that are eaten unripe (green pepper) or ripe (red pepper)
2. (Cookery) the fruit of this plant
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweet pepper - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruitssweet 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.sweet pepper - large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads
pepper - sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum
bell pepper - large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties
green pepper - a sweet pepper that becomes red when ripe
globe pepper - round sweet pepper
pimento, pimiento - fully ripened sweet red pepper; usually cooked
bell pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, paprika, pimento, pimiento, sweet pepper, sweet pepper plant - plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
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Translations

sweet pepper

npeperone m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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