from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small green pepper, exceedingly strong but of a pleasant flavor, which grows wild on the eastern flanks of the Bolivian Andes and the Cordillera of Cuzco: used as a condiment in soups, and also eaten raw.


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