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noun (plural capsicums)
- a tropical American plant of the nightshade family with fruits (peppers) containing many seeds. Many cultivated kinds have been developed.
- Genus Capsicum, family Solanaceae: several species and varieties, in particular C. annuum variety annuum, the cultivated forms of which include the ‘grossum’ group (sweet peppers) and the ‘longum’ group (chilli peppers)
late 16th century: modern Latin, perhaps from Latin capsa (see case2)