green pepper


Definition of green pepper

: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

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Munching on celery or green peppers, two veggies high in the plant extract luteolin, may help boost your memory, according to a 2011 study published in The Journal of Nutrition. Jessica Girdwain, Redbook, "Eat to Beat Your Health Problems," 23 Nov. 2011 Add green peppers and dried chiles and continue to cook until onion is translucent, about 4 minutes. 2. Kitty Greenwald, WSJ, "The Most Warming Winter Stew," 16 Nov. 2018 And greenhouse makers now have a customer base beyond tomato and green pepper farmers. Ian Austen, The Seattle Times, "Dreams of big profits as marijuana becomes legal in Canada," 16 Oct. 2018 Ursula said a big seller and specialty is the Bowes Bonanza, a Chicago style pizza with Italian sausage, green pepper, onion and mushroom. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Emil's Tavern on Center in Grayslake," 9 July 2018 Choices include pepperoni, bacon, beef, Italian sausage, ham, green peppers, onions and mushrooms. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Little Caesars' Extra Most Bestest pizzas now offer a choice of toppings," 29 May 2018 Lots of flavors going on with the Italian dressing. DAVIS' CHOICE Build your own burger - 1/3 pound burger, pepper jack cheese, avocado, green peppers, lettuce, raw onions, tomato and salsa on a brioche bun., "Check Please Cafe, where you can choose your burger or meal using simple checkmarks: Cleveland's Best Burger contest," 4 May 2018 On the flip, my (bad) luck with green peppers continues. Paul Daugherty,, "TML: The Reds' sweep of the Cubs made for the most satisfying sports weekend in a while," 25 June 2018 Add the potato, shrimp, chorizo, onion, garlic and green pepper. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Potato, shrimp and chorizo hash is a spicy delight," 20 May 2018

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First Known Use of green pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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