Definition of Bell pepper

1. Noun. Plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers.

2. Noun. Large bell-shaped sweet pepper in green or red or yellow or orange or black varieties.
Generic synonyms: Sweet Pepper

Definition of Bell pepper

1. Noun. ''Capsicum annuum'': an edible spicy-sweet fruit, indigenous to the New World. ¹

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Medical Definition of Bell pepper

1. A species of Capsicum, or Guinea pepper (C. Annuum). It is the red pepper of the gardens. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bell Pepper

bell cote
bell curve
bell curves
bell deck
bell founder
bell foundry
bell gable
bell heather
bell jar
bell jars
bell magpie
bell metal
bell morel
bell out
bell pepper (current term)
bell peppers
bell push
bell ringer
bell ringers
bell ringing
bell rope
bell ropes
bell seat
bell shape
bell sound
bell stage
bell tent
bell the cat
bell toad

Literary usage of Bell pepper

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1. Letters on the Elements of Botany: Addressed to a Lady by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Martyn (1787)
"They are all very hot, and hence have the names of bell pepper, Hen Pepper, Barberry Pepper, and Bird Pepper. The bell pepper ..."

2. Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes by Emma McKinney, William McKinney (1922)
"bell pepper RELISH Twelve green peppers, Twelve red peppers, Six medium sized onions, One quart of vinegar, One and one-half ..."

3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"bell pepper (Cap- ticum annuum). 2 ELWELL, HENRY, Birmingham and Barbadoes. Vase of flowers and basket of fruit ; manufactured for and imported by the ..."

4. Adventure Guide to Costa Rica by Bruce Conord (2005)
"Gallo Pinto (Red Rooster) 1-2 cups black beans lVe-2 cups white rice, uncooked 1 large bell pepper 1 small onion fresh cilantro, to taste olive oil Salsa ..."

5. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"C. grossum, W. (bell pepper. Bull Pepper.) This is unlike any of the above, inasmuch as the fruit is not only very large, but the walls of the pod are thick ..."

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