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bell pepper

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noun
  1. sweet pepper.

Origin of bell pepper

First recorded in 1700–10
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Historical Examples

  • The Bell-pepper is early, sweet and pleasant to the taste, and much less acrid or pungent than most of the other sorts.

    The Field and Garden Vegetables of America

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