green pepper

green pepper
noun Date: 1700 a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • green pepper — ☆ green pepper n. the green, immature fruit of any red pepper, esp. the bell pepper: see CAPSICUM …   English World dictionary

  • green pepper — green peppers N COUNT A green pepper is an unripe pepper that is used in cooking or eaten raw in salads …   English dictionary

  • green pepper — ► NOUN ▪ the mild flavoured unripe fruit of a sweet pepper …   English terms dictionary

  • green pepper — n a hollow green vegetable that you can cook or eat raw in ↑salads …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • green pepper — noun count a HOLLOW green vegetable containing small white seeds. It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • green 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)

  • green pepper — noun a sweet pepper that becomes red when ripe • Hypernyms: ↑sweet pepper * * * noun, pl ⋯ pers [count] : a type of hollow vegetable (called a pepper) that is green and that is eaten raw or cooked * * * ˌgreen ˈpepper [green pepper] noun a holl …   Useful english dictionary

  • green pepper — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms green pepper : singular green pepper plural green peppers a hollow green vegetable containing small white seeds. It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked …   English dictionary

  • green pepper — green and immature fruit of the sweet red pepper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • green pepper — green′ pep′per n. pln the mild flavored, unripe fruit of the bell or sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • green pepper — noun a) The green, unripe, form of the sweet bell pepper (unrelated to the spicy chili pepper). Popular in cooking, especially Italian cuisine. The unripe bell pepper is green and generally changes to other colors as it matures, cultivars exist… …   Wiktionary

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