green pepper

noun

Definition of green pepper

: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

Examples of green pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add cauliflower, corn, and green pepper and continue to sauté until vegetables are slightly tender, about 3 minutes. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Spanish Cauliflower rice gets a kick from chili powder," 23 Oct. 2020 Revol Greens is in the midst of converting an old 16-acre tomato and green pepper greenhouse to one for baby lettuces in Tehachapi, Calif. Kristen Leigh Painter, Star Tribune, "With $68 million in funds, Minnesota's Revol Greens to expand in Texas," 25 Sep. 2020 Sample four popular flavors of the ubiquitous hot sauce with this variety pack featuring 2-ounce bottles of classic pepper, garlic pepper, green pepper and habanero. Emmy Favilla, CNN Underscored, "The best hot sauces you can buy online," 14 Sep. 2020 The green pepper and Fontinella cheese has been around since the 1940s. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Former Venice Club restaurant owners find their niche with Casper's Sausage Co.," 14 Aug. 2020 Stock up with this six-pack or a variety pack ($21.87; amazon.com) featuring its chipotle, chili lime, chili garlic and green pepper flavors. Emmy Favilla, CNN Underscored, "The best hot sauces you can buy online," 14 Sep. 2020 Signature bowls include things like the Elote Makk topped with corn, cilantro, tajin, Cojita cheese and hot sauce or the Willie Philly with Philly Cheese Steak cheddar, pepper jack, shredded steak, green pepper, onion and chipotle. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Makk'n'Cheese on Kinnickinnic brings mac and cheese bowls, grilled cheese to Bay View," 21 Aug. 2020 Cut tomatoes, onion and green pepper into bite-size pieces. Xavier Cousens, WSJ, "Readers’ Favorite Summer Recipes," 4 Sep. 2020 My favorite is my green pepper and Fontinella cheese sausage, and that recipe dates back to the 1940s and my dad. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Former Venice Club restaurant owners find their niche with Casper's Sausage Co.," 14 Aug. 2020

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'green pepper.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of green pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about green pepper

Time Traveler for green pepper

Time Traveler

The first known use of green pepper was in 1814

See more words from the same year

Statistics for green pepper

Last Updated

31 Oct 2020

Cite this Entry

“Green pepper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20pepper. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

Comments on green pepper

What made you want to look up green pepper? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!