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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is what you would call capsicum, but it is not quite like your pepper because it is distilled from a native root.
  • The three crew were injured because they shot themselves in the face with pepper spray (also known as capsicum spray).
  • Sweet Pepper (capsicum annuum L.) also known as capsicum, kampana, or lara is the most widely used condiment all over the world.
  • Herbs such as capsicum (cayenne), garlic, onion and ginger are also helpful. for more
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