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sweet pepper Syllabification: sweet pep·per
Pronunciation: /ˈswēt ˌpepər/

Definition of sweet pepper in English:


A large green, yellow, orange, or red variety of capsicum that has a mild or sweet flavor and is often eaten raw. Also called bell pepper.
  • Capsicum annuum variety annuum, ‘grossum’ group (or variety grossum)
Example sentences
  • Otherwise known as bell peppers, capsicum and pimento, sweet peppers are natural partners to Provençal vegetables such as courgettes, aubergine and tomatoes.
  • The elder Okinawans eat a lot of carrots, cabbage, onions, sweet potatoes, sweet peppers and bean sprouts - more vegetables than fruits.
  • Vitamin C, the most plentiful water-soluble antioxidant, is present in all citrus fruits and such vegetables as broccoli, sweet peppers, and potatoes.
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