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sweet pepper



  1. a pepper plant, Capsicum frutescens grossum, with large bell-shaped fruits that are eaten unripe (green pepper) or ripe (red pepper)
  2. the fruit of this plant

Example Sentences Including 'sweet pepper'

Combine the soaked bread, tomatoes and sweet pepper in a large bowl.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Tip the eggs on to the hot buttered toast and spoon the sweet pepper mixture on top.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
We like its buttery sweet pepper couscous, but that's hardly fusion news.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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