sweet pepper

noun

Definition of sweet pepper

: any of various large mild thick-walled capsicum fruits also : a pepper plant (Capsicum annuum) bearing sweet peppers — compare bell pepper

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Her search for the owner of the lot led to a partnership that has resulted in a community farm on the 2½-acre tract where Wells and a small team of volunteers grow sweet peppers, tomatoes, squash and more. Washington Post, "At an urban farm in Baltimore, plans for activism, African American history and maybe even a tiny house," 9 Sep. 2019 Those live fires blister the green beans in a salad of sweet peppers, olives and candied nuts; char the broccolini and cabbage that are paired with a cheese sauce and mustard vinaigrette; and roast the eggplant for the caponata. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "First look at Rosie Cannonball, opening today in Montrose," 28 Aug. 2019 Her search for the owner of the lot led to a partnership that has resulted in a community farm on the 2½-acre tract where Wells and a small team of volunteers grow sweet peppers, tomatoes, squash and more. Christine Condon, baltimoresun.com, "At an urban farm in Baltimore, plans for activism, African American history and maybe even tiny houses," 26 Aug. 2019 The southern region around Agrigento uses a special sweet pepper called the Arramascati. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Caponata, a mosaic of foods from Sicily," 26 June 2019 That will be followed by fried breadcrumbs brought to life with chorizo and sweet peppers. Albion Land, WSJ, "If You’re Thinking About Retiring in Spain," 20 Nov. 2018 Consider getting strategic and using flowers to break up a row to indicate where your sweet peppers end and your hot peppers begin. Rebecca Straus, Good Housekeeping, "Why You Should Always Plant Flowers in Your Vegetable Patch," 15 Aug. 2018 Then to serve, the beans, sweet peppers and some avocado get layered onto crisp tortillas for vegetarian tostadas that are easy enough for weeknights. Melissa Clark, The Seattle Times, "How to make sheet-pan suppers without the meat," 1 Oct. 2018 Toppings of mozzarella cheese, sweet peppers, and giardiniera are offered at an additional cost. Myrna Petlicki, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Dockside Dogs in Waukegan," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of sweet pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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