Capsicum baccatum
Capsicum Cap"si*cum (k[a^]p"s[i^]*k[u^]m), n. [NL., fr. L. capsa box, chest.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of many species, producing capsules or dry berries of various forms, which have an exceedingly pungent, biting taste, and when ground form the red or Cayenne pepper of commerce. [1913 Webster]

Note: The most important species are {Capsicum baccatum} or bird pepper, {Capsicum fastigiatum} or chili pepper, {Capsicum frutescens} or spur pepper, and {Capsicum annuum} or Guinea pepper, which includes the bell pepper and other common garden varieties. The fruit is much used, both in its green and ripe state, in pickles and in cookery. See {Cayenne pepper}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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