from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of sweet pepper widely cultivated for its edible fruit.
- n. The large, crisp, bell-shaped red, yellow, or green fruit of this plant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Capsicum annuum, an edible spicy-sweet fruit, indigenous to the New World.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A species of Capsicum, or Guinea pepper (Capsicum annuum). It is the red pepper of the gardens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fruit of Capsicum grossum, much used for pickling and as a vegetable; Guinea pepper.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers
- n. large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties
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She walked until she ran into Mariam, who shot her a cheerless glance and went back to slicing the stem off a bell pepper and trimming strips of fat from meat.