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Meet the new hottest chili pepper, the “Naga Viper” What is the deadly meaning of this name?
Teary eyes? Burning throat? Is this how you respond if there’s a little too much jalapeno in your salsa? Then you better steer clear of the Naga Viper, the new record holder for the spiciest chili pepper in the world. The farmer who is responsible for the pepper says that eating it is dangerous — and invigorating. The Naga Viper scored 1,359,000 on the Scoville scale, …
Origin of bell pepper
First recorded in 1700–10
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Historical Examples of bell pepper
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