Recent Examples of capsicum from the Web
The capsicum peppers that reached Tunisia in the 16th century after being brought back to Spain from the New World took particularly well to the peninsula’s climate and soil.
Paul Delekto talks about oleoresin capsicum, commonly known as pepper spray or OC, and its effects on Marines assigned to the security augment force on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, March 6, 2015.
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Origin and Etymology of capsicum
First Known Use: 1588See Words from the same year
medical Definition of capsicum
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