Capsicum

Definition of Capsicum

Cap´si`cum   Pronunciation: kăp´sĭ`kŭm
n.1.(Bot.) A genus of plants of many species, producing capsules or dry berries of various forms, which have an exceedingly pungent, biting taste, and when ground form the red or Cayenne pepper of commerce.
3.Any plant of the genus Capsicum (of the Solanaceae family, which are unrelated to Piper), and its fruit; red pepper; chili pepper; as, the bell pepper and the jalapeno pepper (both Capsicum annuum) and the habanero pepper (Capsicum chinense); .

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bell pepper, bird pepper, bush, capsaicin, Capsicum annuum cerasiforme, Capsicum annuum conoides, Capsicum annuum grossum, Capsicum annuum longum, Capsicum baccatum, Capsicum frutescens, Capsicum frutescens baccatum, capsicum pepper plant, cayenne, cayenne pepper, cherry pepper, chili pepper, chilli pepper, cone pepper, genus Capsicum, hot pepper, jalapeno, long pepper, paprika, pepper, pimento, pimiento, shrub, sweet pepper, sweet pepper plant, tabasco pepper, tabasco plant
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