green pepper


: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Add onion, green pepper, jalapeño pepper, garlic, 1 tablespoon chili powder and 1 teaspoon cumin. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 4 Feb. 2022 Distribute half the bread cubes, half the shredded cheese, half the mushrooms, onion and green pepper in the prepared pan. Susan Selasky, USA TODAY, 23 Dec. 2021 The ultimate winner was Dawn, who made curried goat, crispy roti with fondant potatoes and a green pepper sauce the judges loved. oregonlive, 22 Apr. 2021 Carmo salad includes smoked ham, avocado, pineapple, almonds, cashews, raisins, cucumber, green pepper, rice, lettuce, cilantro and citrus mango vinaigrette., 17 Aug. 2020 In a greased 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker, layer half of each of the following: potatoes, ham, onion, green pepper and cheese. al, 20 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green pepper was in 1814

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“Green pepper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

green pepper

: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity
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