sweet pepper
noun Date: 1814 any of various large mild thick-walled capsicum fruits; also a pepper plant (Capsicum annuum) bearing sweet peppers — compare bell pepper

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  • sweet pepper — noun count a green, red, or yellow vegetable that does not have a strong flavor. Sweet peppers are often simply called peppers: BELL PEPPER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweet pepper — sweet peppers N COUNT A sweet pepper is a hollow green, red, or yellow vegetable. Syn: capsicum …   English dictionary

  • sweet pepper — ► NOUN ▪ a large green, yellow, orange, or red variety of capsicum with a mild or sweet flavour …   English terms dictionary

  • sweet pepper — n a green, red, or yellow vegetable that is hollow with many seeds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweet pepper — n. 1. any of various large, mild red peppers: see CAPSICUM (sense 1) 2. a plant on which these grow …   English World dictionary

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

  • sweet 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)

  • sweet pepper — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sweet pepper : singular sweet pepper plural sweet peppers a green, red, or yellow vegetable that does not have a strong flavour. Sweet peppers are often simply called peppers …   English dictionary

  • sweet pepper — sweet′ pep′per n. 1) pln a variety of pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, having a mild flavored, bell shaped or somewhat oblong fruit 2) pln the fruit itself, used as a vegetable Also called bell pepper …   From formal English to slang

  • sweet pepper — /swit ˈpɛpə/ (say sweet pepuh) noun any of the mild flavoured peppers, Capsicum frutescens var. grossum, used for stuffing, pickling, or as a vegetable; bell pepper …   Australian English dictionary

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