bell pepper


Definition of bell pepper

: sweet pepper especially : a large bell-shaped sweet pepper

Examples of bell pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s a variegated pepper that gets 18 to 24 inches high and 12 to 18 inches wide and is considered a mini bell pepper. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Mar. 2022 Add the bell pepper, pumpkin, green beans and chili pepper, if using, and saute for 1 minute longer. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 3 Nov. 2020 Stir in the bell pepper, onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice and honey. Mackensy Lunsford, USA TODAY, 27 May 2022 One of the most important items on the menu is pikliz, a slaw made from bell pepper, cabbage, tomato, onions, carrots and lemon juice, generously flavored with Haitian spices. Susan Dunne,, 21 Mar. 2022 Cajun seasoning and staples such as green bell pepper make this delicious. Washington Post, 2 May 2022 First the clay jug is filled with beef, tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic and a knob of butter. Lisa Morrow, CNN, 25 Mar. 2022 Add the shallots, bell pepper and ½ teaspoon salt to the pot and cook, stirring occasionally, until the shallots are translucent, 3 to 5 minutes. Leanne Brown, CNN, 4 May 2022 Add the onion, bell pepper and celery, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bell pepper

1707, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2022

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“Bell pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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