Definition of green pepper in English:

green pepper

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noun

1The mild-flavoured unripe fruit of a sweet pepper, which may be eaten raw or cooked.
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  • 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 which yields green peppers. See capsicum.
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  • 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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