Bell pepper
Bell pepper Bell" pep`per (Bot.) A species of Capsicum, or Guinea pepper ({Capsicum annuum}). It is the red pepper of the gardens. [1913 Webster]

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  • bell pepper — n. 1. the large, sweet, bell shaped, tropical American red pepper used as a vegetable 2. the plant (Capsicum frutescens var. grossum) on which these grow: see CAPSICUM (sense 1) * * *       any of various thick fleshed, mild peppers of the genus… …   Universalium

  • bell pepper — bell peppers N COUNT A bell pepper is a hollow green, red, or yellow vegetable with seeds. [mainly AM] (in BRIT, usually use pepper) …   English dictionary

  • bell pepper — n. 1. the large, sweet, bell shaped, tropical American red pepper used as a vegetable 2. the plant (Capsicum frutescens var. grossum) on which these grow: see CAPSICUM (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • bell pepper — bell .pepper n AmE a hollow red, green, or yellow vegetable British Equivalent: pepper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bell pepper — bell ,pepper noun count AMERICAN a HOLLOW green, red, or yellow vegetable with small white seeds inside. It can be eaten raw or cooked …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bell pepper — Green pepper redirects here. For green peppercorns, see Black pepper. Red, yellow and green pepper Bell pepper, also known as sweet pepper or a pepper (in the UK) and capsicum (in Australia and New Zealand), is a cultivar group of the species… …   Wikipedia

  • bell pepper — vienametė paprika statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bulvinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Capsicum annuum). Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (dažikliai, kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Capsicum… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bell pepper — bell′ pep per n. pln sweet pepper • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • bell pepper — noun 1. plant bearing large mild thick walled usually bell shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers • Syn: ↑sweet pepper, ↑pimento, ↑pimiento, ↑paprika, ↑sweet pepper plant, ↑Capsicum annuum grossum • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bell pepper — noun Date: 1707 sweet pepper; especially a large bell shaped sweet pepper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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