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 Monarch butterflies feed on the nectar of a variety of flowers including asters, goldenrod, sweet pepper bush, and Joe Pye weed. BostonGlobe.com, 8 Sep. 2021 Soon, we were seated in an alcove, sipping $14 gin-tonics from bulbous glasses and snacking on gildas, the classic Basque banderilla made with large olives adorned with a sweet pepper cap and an anchovy fillet handle, all speared with a toothpick. Michael Russell, oregonlive, 1 Sep. 2021 Vish grinds fresh chickpeas for customers in its open kitchen and turns them into hot hummus dishes such as vegan shawarma, Maghrebi shakshuka (eggs poached in a sauce of Moroccan sweet pepper and spicy tomatoes) and falafel pita pockets. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 15 July 2021 True Hungarian paprika is renowned for its sweet pepper flavor and bright red color. Kate Merker, Good Housekeeping, 26 Aug. 2021 Vish grinds fresh chickpeas for customers in its open kitchen and turns them into hot hummus dishes such as vegan shawarma, Maghrebi shakshuka (eggs poached in a sauce of Moroccan sweet pepper and spicy tomatoes) and falafel pita pockets. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 15 July 2021 First course Smoked gouda and black pepper biscuits with sweet pepper fig jam from Slow Jams, representing Detroit Food Academy. Sue Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 Aug. 2021 Vish grinds fresh chickpeas for customers in its open kitchen and turns them into hot hummus dishes such as vegan shawarma, Maghrebi shakshuka (eggs poached in a sauce of Moroccan sweet pepper and spicy tomatoes) and falafel pita pockets. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 15 July 2021 Vish grinds fresh chickpeas for customers in its open kitchen and turns them into hot hummus dishes such as vegan shawarma, Maghrebi shakshuka (eggs poached in a sauce of Moroccan sweet pepper and spicy tomatoes) and falafel pita pockets. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 15 July 2021

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First Known Use of sweet pepper

1814, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2021

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“Sweet pepper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20pepper. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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