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green pepper

Syllabification: green pep·per

Definition of green pepper in English:

noun

1The unripe fruit of a sweet pepper, which is mild in flavor and widely used in cooking.
Example sentences
  • Carrots, kale, and spinach are the main suppliers of beta carotene, while vitamin C is found in citrus fruits and juices, green peppers, broccoli, and potatoes.
  • Add the green pepper and mushrooms and cook until the vegetables are soft.
  • Vitamin C is present in fresh, uncooked fruits and vegetables, especially citrus fruits and red and green peppers.
1.1The plant that yields the green pepper. See capsicum.
Example sentences
  • In the school's garden are giant tufts of spinach, green peppers and cabbages planted according to eco-friendly and sustainable permaculture principles.

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