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

Examples of sweet pepper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wild boar and sweet pepper ragout is served over mafalde pasta with eggplant, pecans and herbs. Will Coviello, NOLA.com, "Gambit's 2020 Fall Dining Guide: Where to eat in the New Orleans area amid new reopening phase," 12 Oct. 2020 For the pizzas, the menu boasts four options, from the margherita — marinara, mozzarella, basil-- to the chicken pizza with alecia’s tomato chutney, sweet peppers, fontina, and arugula. Shauna Stuart | Sstuart@al.com, al, "Frank Stitt to reopen Bottega for takeout and curbside service," 29 Apr. 2020 At home, her mother cooked a sofrito of onion, garlic and sweet pepper, added some cooking wine, if there was any in the house, and then folded in the clams and a bowl of leftover white rice, which was always in the fridge. New York Times, "“These Five Cuisines Are Easier on the Planet,” by Somini Sengupta," 7 Feb. 2020 In its original form, Prubechu had a tasting menu with dishes like pork ribs, Chamorro empanadas and gollai hagun suni — a stewed dish of squash, spinach, sweet pepper, onion, coconut milk and turmeric. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, "Guamanian restaurant Prubechu finds a new home — in the Mission’s former Commonwealth space," 19 Sep. 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. Washington Post, "At an urban farm in Baltimore, plans for activism, African American history and maybe even a tiny house," 9 Sep. 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. Washington Post, "At an urban farm in Baltimore, plans for activism, African American history and maybe even a tiny house," 9 Sep. 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. Washington Post, "At an urban farm in Baltimore, plans for activism, African American history and maybe even a tiny house," 9 Sep. 2019 There are clear plastic bags filled with ají dulces (sweet peppers) hanging from the awning. Illyanna Maisonet, SFChronicle.com, "Making sausage an art in Puerto Rico, and a treasured memory in a California childhood," 23 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of sweet pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2020

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“Sweet pepper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20pepper. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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