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red pepper

n.
1. The ripe red fruit of a bell pepper.

red pepper

n
1. (Plants) any of several varieties of the pepper plant Capsicum frutescens, cultivated for their hot pungent red podlike fruits
2. (Plants) the fruit of any of these plants
3. (Plants) the ripe red fruit of the sweet pepper
4. (Cookery) another name for cayenne pepper

red′ pep′per


n.
2. a pepper, Capsicum annuum longum, cultivated in many varieties, the yellow or red pods of which are used for flavoring, sauces, etc.
3. the mild, ripe fruit of the sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a vegetable.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.red pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicumred pepper - ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
flavorer, flavoring, flavourer, flavouring, seasoning, seasoner - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, cayenne pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper - plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
2.red pepper - very hot red peppers; usually long and thin; some very small
hot pepper - any of various pungent capsicum fruits
Tabasco sauce, Tabasco - very spicy sauce (trade name Tabasco) made from fully-aged red peppers
Capsicum frutescens, hot pepper, tabasco pepper, tabasco plant - plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce
Translations
paprika
pimenta vermelha

red pepper

n (capsicum) → peperone m; (cayenne pepper) → peperoncino rosso
References in classic literature ?
On hearing himself called Polendina, Mastro Geppetto turned the color of a red pepper and, facing the carpenter, said to him angrily:
I had for dinner, or rather supper, a chicken done up some way with red pepper, which was very good but thirsty.
I dined on what they called "robber steak"--bits of bacon, onion, and beef, seasoned with red pepper, and strung on sticks, and roasted over the fire, in simple style of the London cat's meat!
Plenty of onions and garlic and a dash of red pepper.
Hill-food is very simple, but with buckwheat and Indian corn, and rice and red pepper, and little fish out of the stream in the valley, and honey from the flue-like hives built in the stone walls, and dried apricots, and turmeric, and wild ginger, and bannocks of flour, a devout woman can make good things, and it was a full bowl that the priest carried to the Bhagat.
He did not lift his eyes from his plate, round which red pepper, lemons, brown bread and butter, etc.
Jerry lapped it so fanatically that not for half a minute did he become aware that the boy had squeezed into it many hot seeds of ripe red peppers.
The red peppers grow by the door, and there will be fowls, and the eggs of fowls.
Provoleta (Grilled Provolone Cheese) Yield: 4 to 6 servings Total time: 30 minutes Ingredients For the chimichurri: 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried 2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste Large pinch of crushed red pepper 2 tablespoons cold water For the cheese: 8 ounces provolone cheese, sliced at least 1 inch thick 1 tablespoon roughly chopped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 baguette, sliced in 1/2-inch rounds, toasted, if desired Preparation 1.
Top each bun base with half a roasted red pepper, followed by two slices of halloumi, then another roasted red pepper half and finish with the griddled baby gem lettuce and bun lid.
Sabra Hummus Red Pepper 2 oz 6 6 x 2 oz (12 x 6 pks)
SERVES 4 FOR THE CHICKEN | 2 chicken breasts, cut into chunks | 1 red pepper, cut into chunks | 2 cloves garlic, crushed | 4 tbsp olive oil | 1/2tsp oregano leaves, chopped | 1/2tsp thyme leaves, chopped | 1/2tsp smoked paprika | Squeeze lemon juice | Pinch dried chilli flakes | Good pinch of salt METHOD Place all the ingredients apart from the chicken and red pepper in a bowl and mix until combined, then add the chicken and red peppers and mix to coat.