green pepper

noun

Definition of green pepper 

: a sweet pepper before it turns red at maturity

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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. cleveland.com, "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, Cincinnati.com, "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 The large-size pie with pepperoni, Canadian bacon, spicy Italian sausage, onions, green peppers, mushrooms and black olives costs $13. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Papa John's pizza lovers can eat their way to supporting Thunder Over Louisville," 22 Mar. 2018 Top dough with chicken and sauce, green pepper, onion, and mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. Darlene Zimmerman, Detroit Free Press, "Give your Super Bowl pizza a healthy twist with cranberry and barbecue chicken," 27 Jan. 2018 Add green pepper, if using, both milks, salt and pepper. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Goldenrod eggs brighten up Easter morning," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of green pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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